HM Revenue & Customs v FindMyPast Limited

Friday, 8 September, 2017
Court Opinions

The Inner House of the Court of Session has refused an appeal by The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) against a ruling by the Upper Tribunal in an appeal by Findmypast Limited, a company providing access to genealogical and ancestry websites which claimed repayment of the value added tax (VAT) accounted for in respect of unredeemed vouchers. The following is a summary of the opinion of the court.

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AW v Greater Glasgow Health Board

Tuesday, 29 August, 2017
Court Opinions

A mother who sued Greater Glasgow Health Board for damages alleging negligence during her pregnancy has lost her appeal at the Court of Session. The following is a summary of the Opinion of the Court delivered by Lady Dorrian, the Lord Justice Clerk, who heard the appeal sitting with Lord Brodie and Lord Drummond Young.

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Susan O'Brien QC v The Scottish Ministers

Wednesday, 5 July, 2017
Court Opinions

The Court of Session has dismissed a claim by the former Chair of the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry that a decision by the Scottish Ministers to instigate the process for terminating her appointment amounted to a material breach of contract and infringed her human rights. The following is a summary of the opinion of Lord Pentland.

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RSPB v The Scottish Ministers & others

Tuesday, 16 May, 2017
Court Opinions

An appellate Division of the Court of Session has upheld appeals by the Scottish Ministers against orders by a judge at first instance that their decisions to grant consents for the construction of four offshore wind farms in the North Sea were "unlawful".

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Carol Rohan Beyts v Trump International Golf Club Scotland Limited

Wednesday, 5 April, 2017
Court Opinions

At the Small Claims Court in Edinburgh Sheriff Court Carol Rohan Beyts failed in her claim for damages against Trump International.

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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.

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