Thursday 14th April 2022


Issue No. 143






Fixing Notice
Walling List
Outer House (Adjustment) Roll
Substantive Business Warning List
Outer House Rolls








Easter vacation commences Saturday 9th April 2022 until Friday 22nd April 2022.


Please note that during vacation the court will hear urgent business on the vacations day of Wednesday 20th April 2022.


The Offices of the Court of Session will be closed for public holidays on Friday 15th April and Monday 18th April 2022.


Please see below dates for information on motions and callings.



Motions intimated by other means in accordance with Parts 3 and 4 of Chapter 23 of the Rules of the Court of Session 1994:


Motions for Tuesday 19th April 2022 must be enrolled no later than 4.00pm on Wednesday 13th April 2022 and may be opposed until 12.30pm on Thursday 14th April 2022.


Motions for Wednesday 20th April 2022 must be enrolled no later than 4.00pm on Thursday 14th April 2022 and may be opposed until 12.30pm on Tuesday 19th April 2022.


Opposition and enrolment dates return to normal thereafter. 



Cases lodged for calling;


Cases lodged for calling after 12.30pm on Friday 8th April 2022 until 5.00pm on Thursday 14th April 2022 will call on Wednesday 20th April 2022.


Cases lodged for calling from 9.00am on Tuesday 19th April 2022 until 12.30pm on Friday 22nd April 2022 will call on Tuesday 26th April 2022.


Normal service will resume thereafter.







The CMT Office will be closed due to Public Holidays on Friday 15th April 2022 and Monday 18th April 2022.


Please find below details of intimation, opposition and enrolment dates to accommodate the public holidays listed above.


Intimation date Opposition Date Motion Lodged Date
12/04/2022 14/04/2022 19/04/2022
13/04/2022 19/04/2022 20/04/2022
14/04/2022 20/04/2022 21/04/2022


Intimation, opposition and enrolment dates return to normal thereafter.


Urgent motions requiring appearance will be heard in the vacation court on Wednesday 20th April 2022.










The procedure for the allocation of opposed and starred motions will now be as follows:


When an opposition to a motion or an automatic starred motion is lodged during term time, the Keeper’s Office will allocate a date for the motion to call a minimum of 2 days aheadCan all parties please ensure their respective counsel are available prior to the enrolment of any opposed or starred motion.


An email will be sent to parties setting out the proposed date, Judge and clerk.  The clerk will then liaise with parties to agree a time for the motion to call.  This is to ensure opportunity is provided for representations to be made about the form of the hearing.





The Keeper’s office is currently fixing the following for Personal Injury Proofs and Ordinary Action Proofs:


Personal Injury 4 day Proofs – 15th November 2022

Personal Injury Proofs requiring more than 4 days - 7th February 2023

Ordinary Action Proofs requiring more than 4 days – 7th June 2022










Thursday 14th April


1 Petition Robert McPhee (AP/FE) for Judicial review of a decision of the Parole Board for Scotland dated 10 February 2022Drummond Miller LLP
2 Petition Brian Morrice for Judicial review of the continuing failure by the Scottish Ministers to determine his application for a first grant of temporary releaseDrummond Miller LLP
3 Petition The Nursing and Midwifery Council for an extension of the period of an Interim Suspension Order imposed on a Registrant under Article 31(9) of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001 by 12 months to 22 May 2023N/A
4 Petition Gurpreet Singh for Judicial Review of decision by the Secretary of State for the Home Department Drummond Miller LLP (for RH & Co Solicitors, Glasgow)






Adjustment in the undernoted cases commenced on Wednesday 13th April 2022 and in the absence of any court order to the contrary the records therein will, without further publication in the rolls, close on Wednesday 8th June 2022


1 A38/22 Stephen, James &c v NHS Grampian Health Board  Digby Brown LLPNHS Scotland Central Legal Office
2 A30/22 Melanie Hooper v Grampian Health BoardSlater Gordon LawyersNHS Scotland Central Legal Office 
3 A197/20 James Dick (Farming) Limited &c v Wright Johnson & MacKenziePinsent Masons LLPBrodies LLP 
4 A46/22 Chao Long v Tianjin Xinhai International Ship Management CoJones Whyte LawBrodies LLP 







Please can parties in the undernoted cases contact the Keeper’s office ( to provide an update on the readiness to proceed of their case by the close of business on Friday 29th April 2022.  Otherwise your case will be put out By Order week commencing 2nd May 2022.


Tuesday 17th May 2022


Proof (8 days)


A264/20 Sarah Heney v Lothian Health BoardBalfour + Manson LLP NHS Scotland Central Legal Office 

Proof (8 days)


COS-PD545-20 Jordan McLoughlin v John CliffordGildeas BLM 

Proof (6 days)


COS-PD544-20 Clinton-Walker Owens v MacLennan Motors LimitedDigby Brown LLP BTO Solicitors LLP 

Preliminary Proof (4 days)


A121/20 Hugh Kennedy v Paul Bonnici &c Thompsons Clyde & Co (Scotland) LLPMorton Fraser LLP







Proof (4 days)


PD283/20 Morag Macauley v Iain MacLean &c Digby Brown LLP Clyde & Co (Scotland) LLP 
COS-PD26/21 Margaret Welsh &c v GPT Realisations Ltd &c Thompsons BLM Horwich Farrelly Scotland
COS-PD126/21 Hugh Richardson v Kuehne & Nagel LtdThompsons DWF LLP  
COS-PD183/21 Jerzy Mlotkiewicz v Scottish Power Digby Brown LLP Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP 
COS-PD329/21 Kirsty Young v Applecross Nursing Home Ltd Digby Brown LLP DAC Beachcroft Scotland LLP 









All substantive business in the Inner House ie hearings not dealing with procedural business as defined by Rule 37A.1(2) of the Court of Session Rules will be conducted in person, however the court may allow the hearing or part thereof to be heard remotely (a hybrid hearing) where considered appropriate.


Procedural hearings in the Inner House will continue to be conducted virtually or dealt with on the basis of written submissions, however the court may allow the hearing or part thereof to be conducted in person “on cause shown”.






All first instance hearings in the Outer House including proofs and debates continue to be conducted via video conferencing facilities.  If parties wish to make representation in terms of schedule 4 paragraph 3(6) of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 please do so by email to the clerk of court no later than 24 hours before the hearing.  If no representations are received by then the court will make a direction for the hearing to proceed by remote means.








LORD DOHERTY – D Facchini, Clerk


Wednesday 20th April


By Order


A121/20 Hugh Kennedy v Paul Bonnici &c Digby Brown LLP Keoghs Scotland LLPLefevres

By Order

In terms of Rule of Court 43.6(3)


COS-PD490/20 David Kirkwood v Jason Watson &cDigby Brown LLP Kennedys Scotland 

By Order


PD95/20 Richard Stewart v Euan HendryDigby Brown LLP DWF LLP 

By Order


A300/19 City Property Glasgow v Arnold Clark Automobiles Harper MacLeod LLP DAC Beachcroft Scotland LLP

Thursday 21st April


Procedural Hearing


P673/21 Pet:  Mark MacDonald for Judicial Review Drummond Miller LLP Office of the Advocate General 


Case Management Hearing


A103/20 Yacomini Morris &c v Tayside Health Board Drummond Miller LLP NHS Scotland Central Legal Office 



LORD BRAILSFORD – L Cranston/C Anderson, Clerk


Tuesday 19th April


Starred Motion
at 9.00am


P823/21 Pet:  Fredrick Morris to Enforce Part 1 Order Harper MacLeod LLPBalfour + Manson LLP  

Wednesday 20th April


Oral Hearing

at 9.00am


P152/22 Pet:  Alexandria Gallagher for Judicial ReviewParty   

Thursday 21st April


By Order

at 9.00am


P17/22 Pet:  HS for orders re Child Abduction Family Law Matters Drummond Miller LLP 



LORD CLARK – L Cranston, Clerk


Tuesday 19th April


Starred Motion

between 10.00am and 10.30am


CA128/20 Lendlease Construction (Europe) Ltd v Martifer UK Ltd Pinsent Masons LLP Anderson Strathern LLP 

Wednesday 20th April


Starred Motions

between 9.30am and 11.00am


CA15/20 Retail Ltd v William Gow &c Brodies LLP Dentons UK and Middle East LLPBurness Paull LLP

Friday 22nd April


Oral Hearing


P968/21 Pet:  Asongacha Leke for Judicial Review Drummond Miller LLP Office of the Advocate General 



LADY CARMICHAEL – N Marchant, Clerk


Tuesday 19th April


Proof (4 days)


F56/18 Alison Pettigrew v Garry Pettigrew Serenity Family Law Gilson Gray LLP 



Wednesday 20th April


Procedural Hearing

at 9.00am


P749/21 Pet:  Thomas Wainwright for Judicial Review Drummond Miller LLP Scottish Government 

Thursday 21st April


Pre-Proof Hearing

at 9.30am


F22/19 Lee Kelly v Marc McCabe Balfour + Manson LLP Thorley Stephenson  

In terms of Rule of Court 49, a proof has been allocated in the following actions:


F18/22 Pamela Bertram v Duncan BertramBrodies LLP Blackadders  
F22/22 James Durno v Joy Durno Patience & BuchanJohnson Legal  



LADY HALDANE – C Stark, Clerk


Tuesday 19th April


Starred Motion

at 11.00am


PD521/19 Jayne Anderson &c v BP Exploration Operation Co &c Balfour + Manson LLP Clyde & Co (Scotland) LLP Pinsent Masons LLP