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Summaries of Court Opinions

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In certain cases the judgment reached by the court may be of public interest or have wider implications beyond the parties involved. In these cases a summary of the court’s opinion will be produced and published along with a link to the full opinion. The summary provides a short explanation of the decision, the main points that it raises and will give an indication of any further proceedings that may be required. 

You can search judgments and opinions for individual cases on the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service’s website. Please note that only in cases where there is a significant point of law or particular public interest will the opinions be published.

Sinclair Collis Limited

Friday, 13 May, 2011
Court Opinions

Petition for Judicial Review - Lord Doherty

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CRIEFF HIGHLAND GATHERING LIMITED v PERTH & KINROSS COUNCIL

Thursday, 12 May, 2011
Court Opinions

At the Court of Session Lord Pentland rejected the case brought by Crieff Highland Gathering Limited to terminate the lease held by Perth and Kinross Council for the area known as the Market Park in Crieff. In July 2006, following a public local inquiry, outline planning permission was granted by a Reporter for the development of a Sainsbury’s supermarket on Market Park.

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Luke Muir Mitchell v HMA

Friday, 15 April, 2011
Court Opinions

Apeeal Court decision now available

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AXA General Insurance Ltd & Others v The Lord Advocate & Others

Tuesday, 12 April, 2011
Court Opinions

Summary of Opinion issued by the Lord President, Lord Eassie and Lord Hardie.

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MORRIS PETCH & ROBERT FOYE v HMA

Tuesday, 1 March, 2011
Court Opinions

In these appeals against sentence the Appeal Court has called for a clear, well considered legislative solution for determining the punishment part in discretionary life sentences and orders for lifelong restriction.

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Summaries of Court Opinions

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In certain cases the judgment reached by the court may be of wider public interest. In these cases a summary of the court’s Opinion is produced and published along with a link to the full Opinion.

Find out more