Stuart Hill is going to argue in front of Lerwick Sheriff Court that the court and Scots Law has no jurisdiction over him when he appears before them as the defender in a civil action taken out against him by an accountancy firm.
His claim is that Denmark pawned the islands to the Scots crown and it was only meant to be a long-term loan until the debt could be redeemed. This dates back to 1469.
Somehow I do not think the Sheriff Court is going to be swayed by this argument.
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The case has been postponed until next month, no reason as to why has been given.