Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.

On Monday 8 December 2014 the Court will hear the appeal of Vince v Wyatt regarding the application of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, s 23, and its relationship with the Family Procedure Rules 2010, rule 4.1. The appellant argued that’s she had been let down by the legal profession during her attempts to get financial support from her former husband since their divorce. It will be heard in Court 1 from 11am and will continue on Tuesday at 10.30am.

It will also hear the appeal of Fish & Fish Ltd v Sea Shepherd UK involving whether the respondent was liable either directly or vicariously because its ship was rammed as part of an international charity’s campaign, of which the appellant was a branch of, to stop illegal tuna fishing. The Court must decide whether the appellant was liable in tort directly by a common design. It will be heard in Court 2 from 11am.

On Wednesday 10 December the Court will hand down judgment in R (Haney) (AP) v The Secretary of State for Justice and another cases involving the joined appeals relating to prisoners sentenced to imprisonment for public protection or life imprisonment and whether their detention was in breach of the ECHR, Arts 5(1) or 14, following the decision in James v UK. It will be handed down in Court 1 from 9.45am.

On Wednesday it will also hear the appeal of Aster Communities Ltd (formerly Flourish Homes Ltd) v Akerman-Livingstone (AP) involving what was the correct approach for the Court to taken in possession proceedings to defences based on unlawful disability discrimination, contrary to the Equality Act 2010, ss 15 & 35. This will be heard in Court 2 from 10.30am.

The following Supreme Court judgments remain outstanding:

Holt v Her Majesty’s Attorney General on behalf of the Queen, heard 15 – 16 January 2014.

A v SSHD (Scotland), heard 22 – 23 January 2014.

R (SG & Ors) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, heard 29-30 April.

PwC v SAAD Investments Company Ltd (In Liquidation), heard 29-30 April.

Singularis Holdings Ltd v PwC, heard 29-30 April.

R (Robinson) v The Governor of HMP Whatton & Anor and related cases, heard 19-21 May 2014.

International Energy Group Ltd v Zurich Insurance plc, heard 15 and 16 July 2014.

Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board, heard 22 and 23 July 2014.

Moohan & Anor v The Lord Advocate, heard 24 July 2014. (Decision handed down 25 July 2014, full judgment pending)

Michael & Ors v The Chief Constable of South Wales Police & Anor, heard 28 July 2014.

Jetivia SA & Anor v Bilta (UK) Ltd & Ors, heard 14 October 2014.

Graughran (AP) v The Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland, heard 16 October 2014.

Jackson v Murray & Ors, heard 20 October 2014.

R (Rotherham Borough Council & Ors) v Secretary of State for Business, heard 20 October 2014.

Anson v The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, heard 27 October 2014.

R (Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd) v East Sussex County Council & Anor, heard 3 November 2014.

JR 38, Re Judicial Review, heard 6 November 2014.

BP Shipping Ltd & Anor v Braganza, heard 10 November 2014.

Great Glasgow Health Board v Doogan & Anor, heard 11 November 2014.

Beghal v DPP, heard 12 November 2014.

Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc v Tael One Partners Ltd, heard 17 November 2014.

Secretary of State for the Home Department v B2, heard 18 November 2014.

Royal Bank of Scotland plc v Carlyle, heard 20 November 2014.

R (Evans) v Information Commissioner, heard 24-25 November 2014.

R (JB) (Jamaica) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 26-27 November 2014.

R (Catt) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis & Anor and another case. Heard 2-4 December 2014.