In the Supreme Court w/c 5 October 2015
04 Sunday Oct 2015
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Wednesday 7 October 2015 the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Marks & Spencer Plc v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company (Jersey) Ltd & Anor concerning clauses within the commercial leases held between the appellant and respondents, specifically the arrangements contained in their “break clauses”. It will be heard in Court 2 from 10.30am.
On Thursday 8 October it will hear the appeal of Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd & Anor v The Scottish Ministers (Scotland) regarding a planning dispute over a proposed offshore wind farm in Aberdeen Bay. The appellants believe the respondent’s decision to grant consent to the windfarm was unlawful. It will be heard in Court 1 from 10.30am.
On Tuesday 6 October the Privy Council will hear the appeal of The Queen v Crawford (Cayman Islands) regarding whether the Court of Appeal erred in quashing the respondent’s conviction for possession of a firearm for failure of the lower court to adequately address the facts. On Tuesday the court will hand down judgment in the following: The Central Tenders Board & Anor v White (trading as White Construction Services) (Montserrat); Myers v The Queen (Bermuda) & Cox (Appellant) v The Queen (Respondent) (Bermuda); and Brangman v The Queen (Bermuda). These will be handed down in Court 3 from 10.30am and the hearing of The Queen v Crawford will follow.
A full list of the cases scheduled for the Michaelmas term can be found here.
The following Supreme Court judgments remain outstanding:
PwC v SAAD Investments Company Ltd (In Liquidation), heard 29-30 April.
Shahid v Scottish Ministers (Scotland), heard 18 February 2015.
R (Ali) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another case, heard 25-26 February 2015.
Mirga v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions; Samin v Westminster City Council, heard on 6-7 March 2015.
R v Harvey, heard 24 March 2015.
Keyu & Ors v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs & Anor, heard 22-23 April 2015.
Mandalia v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 7 May 2015.
In the matter of AR (Children) (Scotland), heard 13 May 2015.
Glengary Overseas Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas Plc and another case, heard 18-19 May 2015.
Sharland v Sharland; Gohil v Gohil, heard 8-10 June 2015.
Bank of Cyprus UK Ltd v Menelaou, heard 17-18 June 2015.
R (Bancoult No 2) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, heard 22 June 2015.
British American Tobacco Denmark A/S & Ors v Kazemier Transport BV and another case, heard 29 June 2015.
R v McGeough (Northern Ireland), heard 9 July 2015.
Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence, heard 14 July 2015.
The United States of America v Nolan, heard 15 July 2015.
Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi; ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis, heard 21-23 July 2015.
JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov, heard 28-29 July 2015.