Court: Court of Session (Outer House)
Court of Session rules that question of whether article 50 could be withdrawn unilaterally was “hypothetical and academic”
Wightman v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union  CSOH 8
Judicial review on the issue of the unilateral revocability of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. Aidan O’Neill QC was involved in this case.
Severe winters in Scotland see Nationwide Gritting Services Ltd take the Scottish Government to court
Nationwide Gritting Services Ltd v The Scottish Ministers  CSOH 151
Scotland experienced severe winters in 2009/10 and 2010/11, and as a result the roads required extensive gritting. The Scottish government bought de-icing salt for that purpose. They bought the salt direct from several sources. They did not, however, buy any salt from the pursuer, Nationwide Gritting Services Ltd (“NGS”), a supplier of salt. NGS alleged […]
In Petition of Moohan & Ors  CSOH 199
Judicial review of the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Act 2013, for its exclusion of convicted prisoners in the independence referendum franchise.