On Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 July the Court will hear the matter of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board to decide whether a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist was negligent in managing the appellant’s pregnancy and labour and whether any negligence caused the child’s brain injury. This will be heard in Court 1 for two days.

On Wednesday 23 July 2014 the Court will hand down judgment in the following: Coventry & Ors v Lawrence & Anor.

On Thursday 24 July 2014, the Court will hear the case of Moohan & Anor v The Lord Advocate over whether prisoners in Scotland will be eligible to vote in the Scottish referendum if they remain incarcerated on the day of the referendum. The prisoners allege the current prohibition in the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Act 2013 breaches their ECHR, A3P1 and art 10.

The Privy Council on Monday 21 July will hear the Jamaican appeal of UC Rusal Alumina Jamaica Ltd & Ors v Wynette Miller & Ors regarding the proper interpretation of the rules of the Pension Plan. And on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 July the PC will hear the British Virgin Islands appeal of Nilon Ltd & Anor v Royal Westminster Investments SA & Ors over whether an action to amend the register of members of a company could come within the jurisdiction of the British Virgin Islands.


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.

McDonald (Deceased) v National Grid Electricity Transmission Plc, heard 12 – 13 February 2014.

Scott v Southern Pacific Mortgages Ltd & Anor, heard 3 – 5 March 2014.

Robertson v Swift, heard 19 March 2014.

David T Morrison and Co Limited t/a Gael Home Interiors v ICL Plastics Limited & Ors, heard7-9 April.

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.

Telchadder v Wickland Holdings Ltd, heard 1 May.

Coventry & Ors v Lawrence & Ors, heard 12 May 2014.

R (Lord Carlile of Berriew QC & Ors) v SSHD, heard 13 May 2014.

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

AIB Group (UK) plc v Mark Redler & Co Solicitors, heard 5 June 2014.

Les Laboratoires Servier & Anor v Apotex Inc & Ors, heard 10 June 2014.

VB v Westminster Magistrates’ Court and related appeals, heard 11 and 12 June 2014.

R (Moseley) v London Borough of Haringey, heard 19 Jun 2014.

Healthcare at Home Ltd v The Common Services Agency, heard 23 June 2014.

Joined appeals R (ZH & CN) v London Boroughs of Newham and Lewisham and Sims v Dacorum Borough Council, heard 23, 24 and 26 June 2014.

R (Barclay & Anor) v SSJ and Lord Chancellor & Ors, heard 30 June 2014.

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