The family of a man who died after raising an action against his former employer for damages related to asbestos-related lung cancer has been permitted to enter the claim by a judge in the Outer House of the Court of Session.
A reclaiming motion by Stewart Milne Group against a decision that its former employee was entitled to bonus payments after he was made redundant has been refused by the Inner House of the Court of Session.
A judge in the Outer House of the Court of Session hearing a commercial action by a contractor relating to the Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Project has rejected from proof averments by a supplier of stone that there was agreement that a lower class of material would be supplied than that specified in
An English judge has dismissed an appeal by a construction company that was ordered to pay over £220,000 to an aggregate supplier in exchange for supposedly defective aggregate it sold to them for the construction of a warehouse that liquefied in heavy rainfall.
A judge in the Outer House of the Court of Session has ruled that an action seeking over £72 million in damages relating to defects in the construction of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow is competent in spite of a contractual provision requiring disputes to be referred to adjudication.
Police investigating allegations of corruption within Dundee City Council's Construction Services have concluded their inquiry and reported three men to the procurator fiscal, The Courier reports. The inquiry, which was delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic, was launched following allegations in the news
The Inner House of the Court of Session has refused a reclaiming motion by a development company ordered to pay over £200,000 to a project management firm it contracted to manage a development in Aberdeen after being found in breach of contract.
Leiths (Scotland) Ltd has been fined £130,000 for health and safety failings uncovered after a worker died while working at a quarry in the Highlands in 2017. Pawel Kocik, 34, was suffered fatal injuries to the chest at the firm's Kishorn Quarry in Wester Ross.
New regulations that provide for the preparation, submission and registration of Local Place Plans (LPPs) have been laid in the Scottish Parliament. The Scottish Government said the Town and Country Planning (Local Place Plans) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 are an important part of the legal
A Berwickshire based company has been fined £300,000 after an employee was crushed by a concrete panel. BSW Sawmills Limited pled guilty to health and safety breaches committed between 1 June 2017 and 6 October 2017 at Dumfries Sheriff Court on 28 September 2021.
An office support manager has been found guilty of embezzling almost £6,000 from a St Andrews architecture practice. Kirsty Kean, who only worked at Muir Walker Pride for a few months, made two unauthorised transactions worth more than £2,000 each and used the company bank account t