A legal action seeking a court order to force the Prime Minister to write a letter requesting a Brexit extension in the event that no deal has been agreed between the UK and the EU has been dismissed after a judge ruled that it was not required.
Court of Session Outer House 8 October 2019
Partner of seriously ill elderly woman who died after being discharged from Royal Infirmary awarded £187,000 damages for junior doctor’s negligence
The surviving partner of an elderly woman who died after suffering gastrointestinal bleeding has been awarded more than £187,000 in damages, having successfully sued a Scottish health board following a junior doctor’s failure to admit the patient to hospital.
Court of Session Outer House 25 March 2019
A petition seeking judicial review of the Scottish Government’s purported ban on “fracking” has been refused, after a judge ruled that there was in fact “no prohibition” against the controversial process of oil and gas extraction in Scotland – despite ministerial statements to the contrary.
Court of Session Outer House 19 June 2018
A widow who sued her son and daughter-in-law following a dispute over the sale of the former family home has had her action dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 22 May 2018
Two oil and gas exploration companies who are seeking judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to ban “fracking” in Scotland have been granted permission to proceed with their legal challenge.
Court of Session Outer House 27 February 2018
A QC who sued the Scottish Government after resigning as chair of the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has had a £500,000 claim for damages dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 5 July 2017
A motorcyclist who was seriously injured in an accident has had a £250,000 damages action against a Scottish local authority over the council’s alleged failure to repair a damaged strip of road dismissed.
Court of Session Outer House 27 April 2017
A jobseeker who was denied employment in a care home after a disclosure check revealed that he had been “convicted” before a Children’s Hearing of lewd and libidinous practices nearly three decades ago had his human rights breached.
Court of Session Outer House 28 February 2017