Professional Negligence / Professional Discipline
Anderson Strathern LLP v Scottish Legal Complaints Commission  CSIH 71
Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care v General Dental Council  CSIH 58
A J Allan (Blairnyle) Ltd v Strathclyde Fire Board 2016 S.L.T. 253
Morrison v Carmichael 2016 S.L.T. 163
Robertson v Council of the Law Society of Scotland 2016 S.L.T. 103
Bell v Alliance Medical 2015 S.C.L.R. 676
Moore v Council of the Law Society of Scotland  CSOH 182
Heather Capital Ltd (in Liquidation) v Burness Paull  CSOH 150
Munro v Scotmaps  CSIH 35: defence of claim for professional negligence made against compiler of route notes prepared for Scottish Rally Championship.
Singh v Truscott  CSIH 84: defence of claim for damages raised against member of the Senior Bar.
Sandeman v Council of the Law Society of Scotland 2011 S.C. 596: opposition to appeal against finding of professional misconduct.
Dad v General Dental Council  CSIH 75: opposition to appeal against order striking off dentist.
Hepburn v Royal Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust 2011 S.C. 20: whether competent et separatim appropriate to dismiss medical negligence claim on the basis of unwarranted delay in prosecution.
Sheldon v Nursing & Midwifery Council 2010 S.L.T. 1195: opposition to appeal against disciplinary decision by NMC.
Cameron v Council of the Law Society of Scotland, Extra Division, unreported, 15 December 2009: opposition to appeal against decision of SSDT, appeal refused in an ex tempore decision.
Pentland-Clark v Wilson & Others 2009 G.W.D. 30-490: opposition to reclaiming motion in action for damages based on alleged negligence on the part of judicial factor and his solicitor.
W Y v Council of the Law Society of Scotland 2009 SC 430: opposition to appeal by solicitor following finding of misconduct.
Swanney v GMC 2008 SC 592: opposition to appeal by doctor against order of GMC finding him guilty of serious professional misconduct.
Robson v Council of the Law Society of Scotland 2008 S.C. 218 : opposition to appeal by solicitor against striking off.
Mallon v General Medical Council 2007 SC 426: opposition to appeal by General Practitioner following finding of serious professional misconduct – first Scottish GMC appeal.
Beaumont v Council of the Law Society of Scotland 2006 SC 659: opposition to appeal by solicitor against striking off.
Thomas v Council of the Law Society of Scotland 2006 S.L.T. 183: opposition to plea of res judicata raised in appeal in disciplinary proceedings.
Sutherland-Fisher v Council of the Law Society of Scotland 2003 S.C. 562: defence of appeal by solicitor contending that absence of legal aid meant he could not receive a fair hearing in disciplinary proceedings.
McMahon v Council of the Law Society of Scotland 2002 S.C. 475: defence of appeals by three solicitors against sanctions imposed for professional misconduct.
Contract / Commercial Disputes
Campbell v Peter Gordon Joiners Ltd  3 W.L.R. 294
Murray Group Holdings Ltd v Revenue and Customs Commissioners 2015 S.L.T. 765
Global Port Services (Scotland) Ltd v Global Energy (Holdings) Ltd  CSIH 42
Homebase Ltd v Grantchester Developments (Falkirk) Ltd 2016 S.C.L.R. 45
Royal Bank of Scotland Plc v Carlyle 2015 S.C. (U.K.S.C.) 93
Ralph Lauren v Trustee of London Borough of Southwark Pension Fund: ex tempore decision overturning Outer House decision ( CSOH 103) and granting interim interdict against letting of commercial premises.
Whyte & MacKay v Capstone 2011 S.C. 221: interim orders for specific implement / interim interdict re distributorship agreement.
Forster v Messrs Ferguson & Forster, MacFie & Alexander 2010 S.L.T. 867: mutuality of contract in context of partnership.
Van Klaveren v Servisair Ltd 2009 SLT 576: whether admission of liability in pre-litigation correspondence contractually binding.
Cayzer v Times Newspapers Ltd 2015 S.L.T. 501
Roddie v Associated Newspapers Ltd 2015 S.C.L.R. 589
Curran v Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail Ltd 2012 S.L.T. 359: leading modern Scottish authority on defamation of a public figure and qualified privilege relating to statements in the press.
Ewing v Times Newspapers 2010 S.L.T. 1093: resistance to appeal against finding of caution in claim for defamation and breach of confidence raised by a pursuer who had been declared vexatious in England and Wales.
Moore v Scottish Daily Record & Sunday Mail 2009 S.C. 178: appeal before a Five Judge Bench resulting in the successful challenge to, and overruling of, the decision of the First Division in Billig v Law Society 2008 SC 150.
Appa UK Ltd v Scottish Daily Record & Sunday Mail 2008 S.C. 145 : defence of action for defamation brought by a company accused of exploitative selling practices.
Wray v Associated Newspapers Ltd, Extra Division, 23 January 2002: defence of action for defamation brought by Member of Parliament.
Thomson v Ross 2001 S.L.T. 807: defence of action for defamation raised against President of the Law Society of Scotland.
McCue v Scottish Daily Record & Sunday Mail Ltd (No.2) 1999 S.C. 332: leading case regarding caution in defamation proceedings.
Judicial Review / Human Rights
Mash Holdings Ltd v Scottish Football Association Ltd  CSOH 86
Principal Reporter v K 2011 S.L.T. 271: whether declarator of incompatibility should be granted referable to the Children's Reporter's system.
Mitchell v Glasgow City Council  1 A.C. 874: defence of claim under Article 2 (right to life) of the European Convention on Human Rights following killing of council tenant by his neighbour.
Cantwell v Criminal Injuries Compensation Board 2002 S.C. (H.L) 1: judicial review of decision of CICB.
Knox v S 2010 SLT 765: opposition to declaration of incompatibility sought under the Human Rights Act 1998 with regard to the Children's Reporter system.
Principal Reporter v JPK and The Lord Advocate 2010 S.L.T. 308 : opposition to declaration of incompatibility sought under the Human Rights Act 1998 with regard to the Children's Reporter system.
Kenman Holdings Ltd v Comhairle Nan Eilean  CSOH 170
British Telecommunications Plc v Common Services Agency  CSOH 44
Amey LG Ltd v Scottish Ministers  CSOH 181
Shetland Line v Scottish Ministers & Serco Ltd  CSOH 99: motion on behalf of successful tenderer to lift automatic standstill imposed under Public
Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006.
Clinical Solutions International Ltd v NHS 24  Eu. L.R. 398 - motion on behalf of procuring authority to lift automatic standstill imposed under Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006.
Spencer-Franks v Kellogg Brown and Root Ltd 2008 S.C. (H.L.) 159 : construction of Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
Simmons v British Steel Plc 2004 S.C. (H.L.) 94: leading modern case on remoteness of loss.
A v Glasgow City Council 2010 S.C. 411: appeal before five judge bench, overruling Carnegie v Lord Advocate.
K v Gilmartin's Executrix 2004 S.C. 784: prescription of claim for damages for historical abuse.