In the Supreme Court w/c 8 February 2016
08 Monday Feb 2016
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Tuesday 9 February 2016 the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of Lynn Shellfish Ltd & Ors v Loose & Anor concerning whether the appellants are entitled to take shellfish from certain sandbanks on the Eastern Wash in Norfolk or whether they are in fact trespassing on the respondents’ land. It will be heard in Court 2 from 10.30am and will continue on Wednesday.
On Wednesday 10 February it will hand down judgment in the appeal of Kennedy v Cordia (Services) LLP (Scotland) concerning expert evidence given at a hearing considering the respondent employer’s liability to carry out the correct risk assessments to protect their employees from harm. These will be handed down in Court 1 from 9.45am.
On Tuesday 9 February the Privy Council will hand down judgment in the case of Brown v The Queen (Jamaica). It will also hear the appeal of Oliviera v The Attorney General (Antigua and Barbuda) regarding if the time between the appellant’s application to be registered as a citizen and his actual registration as a citizen was so unreasonably long that his constitutional right to be registered as a citizen was breached. It will heard in Court 3 following the judgment hand down at 10.30am. On Thursday it will hear the appeal of Brown’s Bay Resort Ltd v Pozzoni (Antigua and Barbuda) concerning clause 19 of the respondent’s lease with the appellant, particularly what is the correct construction of clause 19. This will be heard in Court 3 from 10.30am.
A full list of the cases scheduled for the Hilary term can be found here.
The following Supreme Court judgments remain outstanding:
R (Bancoult No 2) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, heard 22 June 2015.
Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence, heard 14 July 2015.
Mr A M Mohamud (in substitution for Mr A Mohamud (deceased)) v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc and Cox v Ministry of Justice, heard 12-13 October 2015.
Kennedy v Cordia (Services) LLP (Scotland), heard 19 October 2015.
R v Jogee; Ruddock v The Queen (Jamaica), heard 27-29 October 2015.
PMS International Ltd v Magmatic Ltd, heard 3 November 2015.
Belhaj & Anor v Straw & Ors; Rahmatullah v Ministry of Defence & Anor, heard 9-12 November 2015.
R (Nouazli) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 23-24 November 2015.
NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV v Cargill International SA, heard 1-2 December 2015.
UBS AG v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, heard 3 December 2015.
Shop Direct Group v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, heard 9-10 December 2015.
ZM v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Northern Ireland); HA (Iraq) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 12-14 January 2016.
Asset Land Investment Plc & Anor v The Financial Conduct Authority, heard 13-14 January 2016.
R (O) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 19-20 January 2016.
The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co (Europe) Ltd & Ors, heard 21 January 2016.
R (Ismail) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 26-27 January 2016.
Knauer v Ministry of Justice, heard 28 January 2016.
Abd Ali Hameed Al-Waheed v Ministry of Defence; Mohammed & Ors v Ministry of Defence & Anor, heard 1-4 February 2016.