Case archive



Man's 'worker' status recognised as Pimlico Plumbers fails in Supreme Court appeal

A plumbing business has had its appeal against a decision of an employment tribunal unanimously dism ...

UK Supreme Court — 13 June 2018

Tenant farmers’ compensation appeal over human rights breach dismissed

Tenant farmers who challenged a judge’s decision over the calculation of compensation payable ...

Court of Session Inner House — 13 June 2018

Motorist who claimed justice of the peace ‘lacked impartiality’ loses appeal against conviction for driving while using mobile phone

A motorist found guilty of using a mobile phone while driving who claimed that the justice of the pe ...

Sheriff Appeal Court — 12 June 2018

Solicitors pension fund claim against legal firm and former partners to proceed to proof following appeal

Trustees of the Scottish Solicitors Staff Pension Fund who raised an action against a legal firm and ...

Court of Session Inner House — 11 June 2018

Judge rejects request to refer article 50 revocation question to European Court of Justice

A request for a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union for a ruling on the question ...

Court of Session Outer House — 8 June 2018

Supreme Court: Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission does not have standing in abortion proceedings

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) has lost an appeal to the UK Sup ...

UK Supreme Court — 7 June 2018

Asylum seeker’s ‘fresh claim’ challenge based on third party report dismissed

A Chinese asylum seeker who sought to challenge a decision by the Home Office to refuse to treat her ...

Court of Session Outer House — 7 June 2018

Daily Record fined £80,000 for contempt of court over ‘severely prejudicial’ articles relating to criminal proceedings 

The publishers of the Daily Record have been fined £80,000 after pleading guilty to ...

Court of Session Inner House — 6 June 2018

Bank fails in appeal against interdict ruling in bid to recover debts from homeowner couple

A bank which has been seeking to call up £2.5 million in loans granted to a husband and wife f ...

Court of Session Inner House — 28 May 2018

Similarities in sex offences in mutual corroboration case were not sufficient to overcome 17-year time gap, appeal court rules

A man found guilty of sexual offences against two children almost 17 years apart has had his convict ...

Court of Session Inner House — 31 May 2018

Appeal against conviction for attempting to pervert the course of justice rejected

A man found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of justice while being held on remand by phon ...

Court of Session Inner House — 5 June 2018

CJEU: 'Spouse' includes those of the same sex for freedom of residence rights purposes

The term ‘spouse’ within the meaning of the provisions of EU law on freedom of residence ...

European Court of Justice — 5 June 2018

Employment tribunal claimants can raise parallel proceedings for diligence on the dependence, judge rules

A woman awaiting a £75,000 payout following a successful employment tribunal case against her ...

Court of Session Outer House — 4 June 2018

Woman fails in personal injury damages claim after falling over stone at Scottish estate

A woman who fell over a large stone while walking in the grounds of a Scottish estate has had her ac ...

Sheriff Court — 1 June 2018

Appeal judges uphold damages award to prisoner for attempted murder by fellow inmate following negligence ruling

A prisoner who was found to be entitled to damages following a serious assault by another inmate aft ...

Court of Session Inner House — 30 May 2018