In the Supreme Court w/c 6 March 2017
06 Monday Mar 2017
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Monday 6 March, the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Lord Advocate (representing the Taiwanese Judicial Authorities & Anor) v Dean (Scotland). This will consider whether the extradition of the Respondent to Taiwan would be incompatible with ECHR, art 3. This will be heard in Courtroom 2.
On Tuesday 7 March, the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Keefe (by his litigation friend Eyton) v Hoteles Pinero Canarias SL. This will consider whether the Respondent, who is the injured party, is entitled to rely on Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001 on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters, art 11(3) to join the foreign-domiciled alleged tortfeasor, the Appellant in this case, in circumstances where the Respondent had originally brought proceedings in the courts of his domicile by way of direct action against the Appellant’s foreign domiciled liability insurer. This will be heard in Courtroom 2.
On Tuesday 7 March, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council will hear the appeals of Sumodhee (No 3) v The State of Mauritius; and Sumodhee (No 3) v The State of Mauritius and Keeramuth v The State of Mauritius. These appeals will consider whether, in relation to appeals against criminal convictions, the Court of Criminal Appeal of Mauritius was correct to set aside a motion to refuse to make available to the Appellants and the Court the recording of the trial judge’s summing up. This will be heard in Courtroom 3.
On Wednesday 8 March and Thursday 9 March, the Supreme Court will hear the appeals of Miller & Ors v Ministory of Justice; O’Brien v Ministry of Justice; and Walker v Innospec Ltd & Ors. These appeals will consider whether, where a pension is calculable by reference to service, the period of service prior the coming into effect of the relevant directive should be taken into account in calculating the about of pension to be paid. They will also consider whether a male employee is entitled to require a pension fund to pay a surviving spouse’s pension to his civil partner or husband on the same basis that such a pension would be payable if he were married to a woman. This will be heard in Courtroom 1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poshteh v Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, heard 14 February 2017.
R (Kiarie) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; R (Byndloss) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 15-16 February 2017.
R (Coll) v Secretary of State for Justice, heard 21 Feb 2017.
Suffolk Coastal District Council v Hopkins Homes & Anor; Richborough Estate Partnership LLP & Anor v Cheshire East Borough Council, heard 22 and 23 Feb 2017.
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority v Energy Solutions EU Ltd (now called ATK Energy EU Ltd), heard on 1-2 Mar 2017.