An Iranian citizen who sought asylum in the UK after failing to obtain asylum in Germany has failed to challenge a Home Office decision that his case was clearly unfounded and therefore could not be considered by an immigration tribunal.
Court of Session Outer House 11 September 2020
A glasses company that appealed against decisions and assessments of HM Revenue and Customs from 2005 to 2008 has failed to challenge the decision of the Upper Tribunal in respect of a timebar issue in relation to VAT assessments from 2005.
Court of Session Inner House 10 September 2020
A citizen of Nigeria who challenged a finding that his petition for judicial review of the decision of the Home Secretary not to treat his further submissions as a fresh claim for asylum was not made within the statutory three-month time limit has had his reclaiming motion against the decision refused as incompetent.
Court of Session Inner House 9 September 2020
A construction company that unsuccessfully tendered for a local authority contract has failed to establish that the local authority was in breach of transparency obligations imposed on it by the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Court of Session Outer House 8 September 2020
A company that benefited from unlawful tax exemptions and was ordered to pay over £1 million to HM Revenue and Customs has lost an appeal challenging a payment order made to that effect.
Court of Session Inner House 7 September 2020
A convicted prisoner detained at HMP Barlinnie subject to an order for lifelong restriction has had his petition for judicial review of the decision of the Scottish Ministers and Glasgow City Council not to conduct any risk assessment exercises in relation to him refused.
Court of Session Outer House 4 September 2020
A patent infringement appeal brought against the UK branch of the telecommunications company Huawei has been dismissed by the UK Supreme Court after the company challenged the decision by the English Court of Appeal to uphold the trial judge’s order.
UK Supreme Court 3 September 2020
A mother who was found by the English High Court of Justice to have wrongfully retained her children in England after moving from Germany with them has successfully appealed the decision in the Court of Appeal (Civil Division).
England and Wales Court of Appeal 2 September 2020
The First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing and Property Chamber) has resumed issuing written decisions in Case Management Discussions following the resumption of proceedings from 9 July 2020.
Upper Tribunal for Scotland 29 July 2020
The defender in a personal injury case who sought decree that a settlement offer by the pursuer could not be withdrawn impliedly even in a change of material circumstances has had its motion refused by the All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court in Edinburgh.
Sheriff Court 1 September 2020
A mother who applied for an order under the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985 on the basis that her child had been wrongfully retained in Scotland has had her petition refused on the ground that the child was not habitually resident in Italy.
Court of Session Outer House 31 August 2020
A Chinese citizen who claimed to be at risk of persecution in China because of his practise of the banned Falun Gong religion has lost his appeal against a decision by the Home Secretary to treat his further submissions as a fresh claim.
Court of Session Inner House 28 August 2020
A teenager who was sentenced to four years’ imprisonment after committing an assault with a knife has had his sentence reduced by eight months on appeal.
Appeal Court of the High Court of Justiciary 27 August 2020
A Polish national who sought a return order under the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985 in respect of his daughter, who had been taken to Scotland in 2019, has had his petition refused following an appeal by the child’s mother.
Court of Session Inner House 26 August 2020
The mother and legal guardian of a man with Down’s Syndrome has been unsuccessful in her challenge of a decision of Glasgow City Council that he must pay a contribution to the costs of services provided to him.
Court of Session Inner House 25 August 2020