Case archive



Judges publish reasons for rejecting Rangers chairman’s appeal against court order to make £11m share offer

Appeal judges have published their reasons for rejecting a challenge by the chairman of Rangers Foot ...

Court of Session Inner House — 13 April 2018

Judge rejects motion to allow ‘time-barred’ damages claim for accident in 1965 to proceed

A man who claimed he was struck by a car when he was a primary school boy more than 50 years ago in ...

Court of Session Outer House — 12 April 2018

Energy company wins appeal in £130m damages claim against contractor over hydroelectric scheme tunnel collapse

An energy company which was seeking £130 million in damages from an engineering contractor followin ...

Court of Session Inner House — 11 April 2018

Housing association tenant’s appeal for ‘right to buy’ property dismissed

A housing association tenant whose application to purchase her home under “right to buy” legisla ...

Court of Session Inner House — 10 April 2018

Widow sues security company for damages over death of husband following assault by bouncer

A widow whose husband died after being choked by a pub bouncer has won a legal battle against insure ...

Court of Session Outer House — 9 April 2018

Conviction of man who posted image of swastika-adorned Himmler upheld by ECtHR

A man who was arrested and convicted of using symbols of unconstitutional organisations after he pos ...

6 April 2018

Anglers win right to sue Scottish Water over river acid spill

An angling group has won a legal battle to sue Scottish Water over a spillage of high-purity acid ...

Sheriff Appeal Court — 4 April 2018

Consecutive sentence imposed for breach of CPO and domestic assault was ‘incompetent’

A man who was sentenced to five-and-a-half months’ imprisonment for assaulting his wife with one m ...

Sheriff Appeal Court — 3 April 2018

Speeding motorist who challenged whether police warning was given ‘at the time of the offence’ loses appeal against dangerous driving conviction

A man found guilty of dangerous driving who claimed that there was “insufficient evidence” to co ...

Sheriff Appeal Court — 29 March 2018

Appeal Court dismisses council’s damages claim against architects over failed social housing development

A Scottish local authority which raised an action for £12 million in damages over the loss of a soc ...

Court of Session Inner House — 28 March 2018

Estate owner loses appeal in dispute with national park authority over public access rights to land

The owners of a Scottish estate who were seeking to challenge a decision to the effect that they had ...

Court of Session Inner House — 27 March 2018

Council breached Equality Act over failures in supporting autistic child’s return to education

A Scottish local authority which failed to provide an adequate plan to support an autistic child’s ...

Court of Session Inner House — 26 March 2018

Scottish court damages claim by relatives of asbestos victim to be determined by English law

The family of a mechanical fitter who died of an asbestos-related illness in England after inhaling ...

Court of Session Outer House — 23 March 2018

‘Death row’ dogs saved from destruction by appeal court

Two dogs that were sentenced to death for being “dangerously out of control” have been given a s ...

Sheriff Appeal Court — 21 March 2018

Appeal judges grant permission to proceed in legal challenge over revocability of Article 50

A petition seeking judicial review of the United Kingdom Government’s “position” on the revoca ...

Court of Session Inner House — 20 March 2018