The Police & the need to prove malice

The case of Whitehouse v Philip Gormley, QPM & Others (2018) CSOH 93 arose out of the administration of Rangers Football Club plc. The Pursuer had been one of the Administrators. The Pursuer sought damages on various grounds arising out of the actings of Police Scotland. These claims were considered in a Debate (legal argument) before Lord Malcolm who issued his Opinion on 6 September 2018. One particular aspect of this Opinion is of considerable interest. It was argued on … Continued