In the Supreme Court w/c 13 February 2017
13 Monday Feb 2017
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Tuesday 14 February, the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Poshteh v Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. This will consider the scope of the enquiries required of a Local Authority when making decisions in homelessness cases to which Equality Act 2010, 2 149 applies; and the standard of review to be applied by court when reviewing decisions of the Local Authority in such cases. This will be heard in Courtroom 2.
On Wednesday 15 to Thursday 16 February, the Supreme Court will hear the appeals of R (Kiarie) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and R (Byndloss) v Secretary of State for the Home Department. These will consider whether the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, s 94B complies with the ECHR, art 8 procedural and substantive protections. This will be heard in Courtroom 2.
On Wednesday 15 February, the Supreme Court will hand down the judgment in R (Hicks & Ors) v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis. The hand down panel will be Lord Mance, Lord Carnwath and Lord Toulson. This case considered whether the Court of Appeal was correct to hold that the appellants’ arrests and detention were lawful under ECHR, art 5(1)(c) or alternatively under art 5(1)(b).
A full list of the cases scheduled for the Hilary term can be found here.
The following Supreme Court judgments remain outstanding:
Asset Land Investment Plc & Anor v The Financial Conduct Authority, heard 13–14 January 2016.
The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co (Europe) Ltd & Ors, heard 21 January 2016.
R (MM) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another case, heard 22–24 February 2016.
R (Agyarko) v Secretary of state for the Home Department, heard 6–7 April 2016.
Mohammed & Ors v Ministry of Defence & Anor, heard 9–10 May.
Commissioners for the HMRC v The Investment Trust Companies (in liquidation) & Ors, heard 17–19 May 2016.
AB v Her Majesty’s Advocate (Scotland), heard on 11 July 2016.
SXH v Crown Prosecution Service, heard 19 July 2016.
AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier & Ors, heard 5 October 2016.
AIG Europe Ltd v Woodman & Ors, heard 10 October 2016.
McCann v The State Hospital Board for Scotland (Scotland), heard 11-12 October 2016.
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc v Lomas & Ors and other cases, heard 17-20 October 2016.
Mohammed & Ors v Ministry of Defence, heard 25-27 October 2016.
China National Chartering Company Ltd v Gard Marine and Energy Ltd & Anor, Gard Marine and Entergy Ltd v China National Chartering Company Ltd & Anor, and Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha v Gard Marine and Energy Ltd & Anor, heard 1-3 November 2016.
R (A) (a Child) (by her litigation friend B) v Secretary of State for Health, heard 2 November 2016.
Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) Ltd v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, heard 3 November 2016.
Newbigin v SJ & J Monk, heard 7 November 2016.
Home Office v Essop & Ors; Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice, heard 14-15 November 2016.
Illott v The Blue Cross & Ors, heard 12 December 2016.
Gordon v Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (Scotland), heard 13 December 2016.
BPE Solicitors & Anor v Hughes-Holland (in substitution for Gabriel), heard 14-15 December 2016.
N v ACCG & Anor, heard 14-15 December 2016.
Home and Communities Agency v J S Bloor (Wilmslow) Ltd, heard 12 January 2017.
In the Matter of EV (a child) (Scotland); In the Matter of EV (a child) No.2 (Scotland), heard 12 January 2017.
PNM v Times Newspapers Ltd & Ors, heard 17 Jan 2017.
Times Newspaper Ltd v Flood; Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd; Frost & Ors v MGN Ltd, heard 24-26 January 2017
Isle of Wight Council v Platt, heard 31 January 2017
Hartley & Ors v King Edward VI College, heard 1 February 2017
IPCO (Nigeria) Ltd v Nigeria National Petroleum Corp, heard 2 February 2017
Plevin v Paragon Personal Finance Ltd, heard 6 February 2017
Wood v Capita Insurance Services Ltd, heard 7 February 2017
Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council, heard 8-9 February 2017