Case archive



Unhappy client cannot re-raise damages action against former solicitors after lawyer settled claim on his behalf

A disgruntled client who sued his former solicitors for damages but learned that a lawyer act ...

Court of Session Inner House — 23 January 2015

‘White van man’ found guilty of breach of the peace charges fails in appeal against conviction

A “white van man” found guilty of three charges of breach of the peace after repeatedly staring ...

22 January 2015

Airline fails in appeal to ECJ over Commission decision in airport authority case

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that the European Commission acted correctly in reject ...

European Court of Justice — 21 January 2015

Council’s application for authority to sell ground forming part of the common good‏ refused

A Scottish local authority has had an application for authority to sell ground forming part of t ...

Sheriff Court — 20 January 2015

Pub which lost licence after drug use incidents fails in appeal against revocation

The owners of a pub which had its licence revoked following several incidents of illegal drug use an ...

Court of Session Inner House — 19 January 2015

Chef who claimed he was injured at work fails in damages claim

A chef who was injured when a wardrobe pole fell on him while he was staying in a lodge pro ...

Court of Session Inner House — 15 January 2015

Inner House issues ruling in dispute over land occupied by non-owner

The Inner House of the Court of Session has published a judgment in a case which raised the issu ...

Court of Session Inner House — 14 January 2015

Criminal Appeal Court ‘unable to criticise’ 20-year punishment part imposed for murder

A man who was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after being found guilty of murder has failed in an ...

Criminal Appeal Court — 13 January 2015

Mesothelioma victim’s relatives’ claim for damages ‘not excluded from jury trial’, judge rules

The family of a railway worker who died after contracting an asbestos-related illness will have ...

12 January 2015

Inner House makes expenses award against Lord Advocate in Salvesen v Riddell case

A landlord who was forced to go to the Inner House of the Court of Session to defend his property ri ...

Court of Session Inner House — 7 January 2015