A Scottish local authority which sued engineering contractors over a failed social housing development that had to be demolished for health and safety reasons has had its £12 million damages claim dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House — 21 March 2019
The owners of the former McEwens of Perth department store will not have to disclose the legal advice they were given before signing a personal guarantee granted to them by a bank in their action for reduction of the contract, a judge has ruled.
Court of Session Outer House — 15 March 2019
A long-term prisoner who claimed that the prison authorities acted “unlawfully” in failing to properly progress his application for home detention curfew had his legal challenge dismissed, but the judge later conceded that he ought to have allowed the case to proceed to a full hearing.
Court of Session Outer House — 7 March 2019
Relatives of some of the victims of the Glasgow bin lorry crash who are suing Glasgow City Council for damages have been granted applications for their case against the local authority to proceed despite their claims being “time-barred”.
Court of Session Outer House — 10 December 2018
A man who was found guilty of sexually abusing his step-daughter and her cousin over a number of years starting when they were only eight years old has been ordered to pay them damages totalling £200,000.
Court of Session Outer House — 21 June 2018
At the Court of Session this morning, Lord Doherty sentenced Paul Mackenzie to 10 months imprisonment following a petition and complaint by Mackenzie Hall Ltd & PRA UK Holding PTY Limited in respect of his breach of interim interdict and breach of interdict.
Court of Session Outer House — 8 January 2015
A cross-party group of members of the Scottish, UK and European parliaments who were seeking judicial review of the UK Government’s policy that the United Kingdom’s notification under Article 50(2) of the Treaty of the European Union will not be withdrawn have been refused permission to proceed.
Court of Session Outer House — 6 February 2018
A local authority contracting organisation which raised an action against a quarry product supplier following a series of failed road repairs has had its damages claim dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House — 24 August 2017
The Court of Session has refused an application for leave to appeal against an £800,000 award made by an arbitrator following a dispute between parties to a construction contract.
Court of Session Outer House — 16 February 2017
A Scottish council has won a £3 million legal dispute with an insurance firm over the collapse of the Scottish Coal Company.
Court of Session Outer House — 17 June 2016
A retired lawyer has won a dispute with his former partners in a solicitors’ firm over his entitlement to a share of the partnership assets.
Court of Session Outer House — 29 April 2016
A ferry operator that sued the Scottish Government after it unsuccessfully bid for a contract to provide services between the Northern Isles and mainland Scotland has failed in a £12 million damages action.
Court of Session Outer House — 17 March 2016
The liquidator of a multi-million pound hedge fund who raised an action against the company’s solicitors alleging that the firm “breached its fiduciary duties” to its client will be able to pursue its claim.
Court of Session Outer House — 5 March 2016
A disabled man who is seeking to end his own life but is “apprehensive” that anyone who assisted him to commit suicide would risk criminal prosecution has failed in a legal bid to force Scotland’s prosecution service to publish guidance on its policy.
Court of Session Outer House — 9 September 2015
An oil company is suing the Scottish Government over claims its property is being contaminated by “hazardous chemicals” released from land used for the M74 extension.
Court of Session Outer House — 18 February 2015