The Supreme CourtFrom 1st October 2009, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom assumed jurisdiction on points of law for all civil law cases in the UK and all criminal cases in England and Wales and Northern Ireland.

This page lists applications for permission to appeal to the Supreme Court during the current year. For previous years please follow the links on the left.

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Cases are listed in reverse chronological order.


2016 Case Names and Decisions…

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8/11/16
R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Birnie intervening) [2016] EWHC 2768 (Admin); [2016] WLR (D) 564 – Given
Steel v NRAM plc [2016] CSIH 11 – Given

7/11/16
R (Derrin Bros Properties Ltd) v First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) [2016] EWCA Civ 15; [2016] 1 WLR 2423 – Refused
Windle v Secretary of State for Justice [2016] EWCA Civ 459; [2016] ICR 721 – Refused

3/11/16
Shipowners’ Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association (Luxembourg) v Containerships Denizcilik Nakliyat Ve Ticaret AS (The Yusuf Cepnioglu) [2016] EWCA Civ 386; [2016] Bus LR 755 – Given

2/11/16
R (R) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police [2016] EWCA Civ 490; [2016] 1 WLR 4125 – Given
City West Housing Trust v Massey [2016] EWCA Civ 704; [2016] WLR (D) 367 – Refused
Coface SA v South Lanarkshire Council [2016] CSIH 15 – Refused
R (Tesfay) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 415; [2016] WLR (D) 248 – Refused
Richter Gedeon Vegyeszeti Gyar RT v Generics (UK) Ltd (trading as Mylan) [2016] EWCA Civ 410 – Refused
Salt International Ltd v Scottish Ministers [2015] CSIH 85 – Refused
Transocean Drilling UK Ltd v Providence Resources plc (The GSF Arctic III) [2016] EWCA Civ 372; [2016] 2 All ER (Comm) 606 – Refused

1/11/16
FA (Pakistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 763 – Given
Hills v Niksun Inc [2016] EWCA Civ 115 – Refused
Quantrell v TWA Logistics Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 399 – Refused

31/10/16
Tague v Governor HMP Full Sutton [2015] EWHC 3576 (Admin); [2016] 1 Cr App R 15 – Refused

26/10/16
Al Malki v Reyes [2015] EWCA Civ 32; [2015] ICR 931; [2016] 1 WLR 1785 – Given
Frost v MGN Ltd [2016] EWHC 855 (Ch); [2016] WLR (D) 195 – Given

19/10/16
Goldtrail Travel Ltd v Aydin [2016] EWCA Civ 20 – Given

17/10/16
R v McCool; R v Harkin [2015] NICA 31 – Given

11/8/16
R (Sisangia) v Director of Legal Aid Casework [2016] EWCA Civ 24; [2016] 1 WLR 1373 – Refused

9/8/16
Merchant International Co Ltd v Natsionalna Aktsionerna Kompanniia Naftogaz Ukrainy [2016] EWCA Civ 710 – Refused
Oladapo v City of Edinburgh Council [2016] CSIH 30 – Refused

3/8/16
BPP Holdings Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2016] EWCA Civ 121; [2016] 1 WLR 1915 – Given
R (Black) v Secretary of State for Justice [2016] EWCA Civ 125; [2016] 3 WLR 28 – Given
R (C) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2016] EWCA Civ 47; [2016] WLR (D) 68 – Given
R (de Silva) v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2016] EWCA Civ 40; [2016] STC 1333 – Given
Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police [2014] EWCA Civ 15 – Given
Gurung v Entry Clearance Officer, New Delhi [2016] EWCA Civ 358 – Refused
L1 v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 1410 – Refused
R (Eastwood) v Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough Council [2016] EWCA Civ 437 – Refused
R (Enfield London Borough Council) v Secretary of State for Transport [2016] EWCA Civ 480 – Refused
SB (India) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 451; [2016] 4 WLR 103 – Refused

2/8/16
Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd [2016] EWHC 397 (QB) – Given
One Step (Support) Ltd v Morris-Garner [2016] EWCA Civ 180; [2016] WLR (D) 161 – Given

28/7/16
LSREF III Wight Ltd v Gateley LLP [2016] EWCA Civ 359 – Refused

27/7/16
Hayes v Hayes [2016] NICA 6 – Refused
In re McDonnell’s Application for Judicial Review [2015] NICA 72 – Refused
R (McKenzie) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office [2016] EWHC 102 (Admin); [2016] 1 WLR 1308 – Refused
II (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 118 – Refused

25/7/16
Birch v Birch [2015] EWCA Civ 833 – Given

19/7/16
AIG Europe Ltd v OC320301 LLP (formerly The International Law Partnership LLP) [2016] EWCA Civ 367 – Given
P v Comr of Police of the Metropolis [2016] EWCA Civ 2; [2016] ICR D7 – Given
R (Gibson) v Secretary of State for Justice [2015] EWCA Civ 1148 – Given
Brown v Complete Buildings Solutions Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 1 – Refused
Davis & Dann Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2016] EWCA Civ 142; [2016] STC 1236 – Refused
Deutsche Bank AG v Sebastian Holdings Inc [2016] EWCA Civ 23; [2016] 4 WLR 17 – Refused
Finance and Business Training Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2016] EWCA Civ 7; [2016] 4 WLR 47 – Refused
Hughes v Pendragon Sabre Ltd (trading as Porsche Centre Bolton) [2016] EWCA Civ 18; [2016] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 311 – Refused
Mirza v HM Advocate (No 2) [2016] HCJAC 5 – Refused
R (Raza) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 36 – Refused
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd v Independent Power Tanzania Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 411; [2016] WLR (D) 223 – Refused

14/7/16
In re F (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 546 – Refused

13/7/16
Ministry of Justice v O’Brien (No 2) [2016] ICR 182 – Given
Ministry of Justice v Miller [2015] EWCA Civ 1368 – Given
McLennan v HM Advocate [2015] HCJAC 818 – Refused

12/7/16
R (Gerber) v Wiltshire Council [2016] EWCA Civ 84; [2016] 1 WLR 2593 – Refused

11/7/16
R (Forge Care Homes Ltd) v Cardiff and Vale University Health Board [2016] EWCA Civ 26; [2016] PTSR 908 – Given
Suffolk Coastal District Council v Hopkins Homes Ltd (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government intervening) [2016] EWCA Civ 168; [2016] WLR (D) 151 – Given
Crooks v Hendricks Lovell Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 8 – Refused
Hargreaves v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2016] EWCA Civ 174; [2016] 1 WLR 2981 – Refised
ICS CAR Srl v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 394 – Refused
In re Peifer’s Application for Judicial Review [2015] NIQB 18 – Refused
Moorjani v Durban Estates Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 1252; [2016] 1 WLR 2265 – Refused
Mortgage Debenture Ltd v Chapman [2016] EWCA Civ 103; [2016] 1 WLR 3048 – Refused
Ojo v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 1301 – Refused
R (Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Britain) v Charity Commission [2016] EWCA Civ 154; [2016] 1 WLR 2625 – Refused
Suh v Mace (UK) Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 4 – Refused

5/7/16
In re S (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 83 – Refused

28/6/16
R (Bancoult) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (No 3) [2014] EWCA Ciiv 708; [2014] 1 WLR 2921 – Given

7/6/16
R v Choudary [2016] EWCA Crim 61 – Refused

25/5/16
Clydesdale Bank plc v Workman [2016] EWCA Civ 73 – Refused
Estrada v Al-Juffali [2016] EWHC 213 (Fam); [2016] EWCA Civ 176; [2016] WLR (D) 163 – Refused

23/5/16
In re A (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 1254 – Refused
Buckley v Tibber [2015] EWCA Civ 1294; [2016] 2 WLR 963 – Refused
Emerald Supplies Ltd v British Airways plc [2015] EWCA Civ 1024; [2016] Bus LR 145 – Refused
R (Ahmed) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 303 – Refused

19/5/16
Dickinson v UK Acorn Finance Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 1194; [2015] WLR (D) 479 – Refused
Hawkes v County Leasing Asset Management [2015] EWCA Civ 1251 – Refused

16/5/16
Energy Solutions EU Ltd v Nuclear Decommissioning Authority [2015] EWCA Civ 1262; [2015] WLR (D) 528 – Given
Michael Wilson & Partners Ltd v Emmott 2015] EWCA Civ 1285; [2016] 1 WLR 857 – Refused
R (Sabir) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 1173 – Refused

12/5/16
R (Powell) v Brighton Marina Co Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 650 – Refused

5/5/16
Howell v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2015] EWCA Civ 1189 – Refused
Kiani v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 776; [2016] 2 WLR 788; [2015] ICR 1179 – Refused

3/5/16
Flood v Times Newspapers Ltd (No 3) [2015] EWCA Civ 1574 – Given

28/4/16
SM (Algeria) v Entry Clearance Officer [2015] EWCA Civ 1109 – Given

19/4/16
PJS v News Group Newspapers ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 393 – Given

18/4/16
Gavin Edmondson Ltd v Haven Insurance Co Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 1230; [2016] 1 WLR 1385 – Given

14/4/16
Fulton Shipping Inc v Globalia Business Travel SAU (formerly Travelplan SAU) [2015] EWCA Civ 1299; [2016] 1 WLR 2450 – Given
In re EC (A Child) [2015] CSIH 74 – Refused
R (B and S) v Director of Legal Aid Casework [2014] EWCA Civ 1622; [2015] 1 WLR 2247 – Refused

11/4/16
IPCO (Nigeria) Ltd v Nigerian National Petroleum Corpn (No 3) [2015] EWCA Civ 1144;   [2016] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 5 – Given
Bonsall v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2015] EWCA Civ 1246; [2016] 2 WLR 1407 – Refused

23/3/16
Weller v Associated Newspapers Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 1176; [2016] 1 WLR 1541 – Refused

22/3/16
Al-Malki v Reyes [2015] EWCA Civ 32; [2016] 1 WLR 1785; [2015] ICR 931 – Given
Kiarie v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 1020; [2016] 1 WLR 1961 – Given
Naeem v Secretary of State for Justice [2015] EWCA Civ 1264; [2016] ICR 289 – Given
AH (Algeria) (No 2) [2015] EWCA Civ 1003; [2016] 1 WLR 2071 – Refused
In re B (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 1166 – Refused
BSI Enterprises Ltd v Blue Mountain Music Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 1151 – Refused
Gulati v MGN (No 2) [2015] EWCA Civ 1291; [2016] 2 WLR 1217 – Refused
O’Neill v Ulster Bank Ltd [2015] NICA 64 – Refused
R (W) v Secretary of State for Health [2015] EWCA Civ 1034; [2016] 1 WLR 698 – Refused
Rayner v Lord Chancellor [2015] EWCA Civ 1124 – Refused
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) v Selby District Council [2015] EWCA Civ 1107; [2016] PTSR 146 – Refused
Wandsworth London Borough Council v Saleem [2015] EWCA Civ 780; [2016] PTSR 289 – Refused
Watts v Watts [2015] EWCA Civ 1297 – Refused

21/3/16
NA v Nottinghamshire County Council [2015] EWCA Civ 1139; [2016] PTSR 580 – Given
In re D (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 12; [2016] 1 WLR 2469 – Given
R v AIL [2016] EWCA Crim 2; [2016] 2 WLR 1287 – Refused

17/3/16
In re H (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 1284 – Refused

15/3/16
R (Public Law Project) v Lord Chancellor [2015] EWCA Civ 1193; [2016] 2 WLR 995 – Given

7/3/16
R (HC) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (AIRE Centre intervening) [2015] EWCA Civ 49; [2016] QB 455; [2015] 3 WLR 1867 – Given

1/3/16
R (Johnson) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 22; [2016] 4 WLR 53 – Given

29/2/16
D v Comr of Police of the Metropolis [2015] EWCA Civ 646; [2016] QB 161; [2015] 3 WLR 966 – Given
Poshteh v Kensington and Chelsea Royal London Borough Council [2015] EWCA Civ 711 – Given

26/2/16
R (Public Law Project) v Lord Chancellor [2015] EWCA Civ 1193; [2016] 2 WLR 995 – Given
Regina (Unison) v Lord Chancellor (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) (Nos 1 & 2) [2015] EWCA Civ 935; [2016] ICR 1 – Given

25/2/16
Hartley v King Edward VI College [2015] EWCA Civ 455; [2015] ICR 1143 – Given
In re N (An Adult) (Court of Protection: Jurisdiction) [2015] EWCA Civ 411; [2016] Fam 87; [2015] 3 WLR 1585 – Given
Wood v Sureterm Direct Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 839 – Given
In re B (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 1623 – Refused
Minkin v Landsberg [2015] EWCA Civ 1152; [2015] WLR (D) 461 – Refused
R (Giri) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 784; [2015] WLR (D) 341 – Refused
R (Vowles) v Secretary of State for Justice [2015] EWCA Civ 56; [2015] 1 WLR 5131 – Refused
Titan Europe 2006–3 plc v Colliers International UK plc [2015] EWCA Civ 1083 – Refused

22/2/16
Ilott v Mitson (No 2) [2015] EWCA Civ 797 – Given
R (Larkfleet Ltd) v South Kesteven District Council [2015] EWCA Civ 887; [2015] PTSR D50 – Refused

18/2/16
In re Maguire’s Application for Judicial Review [2015] NIQB 4 – Given
Belkovic v DSG International plc [2015] NICA 59 – Refused
DMWSHNZ Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2015] EWCA Civ 1036 – Refused

15/2/16
Berntsen v Tait [2015] EWCA Civ 1001 – Refused
Jewelcraft Ltd v Pressland [2015] EWCA Civ 1111 – Refused

11/2/16
Actavis UK Ltd v Eli Lilly & Co [2015] EWCA Civ 555; [2015] Bus LR 1068 – Given
Actavis UK Ltd v Eli Lilly & Co [2015] EWCA Civ 666 – Given
Iraqi Civilians v Ministry of Defence [2015] EWCA Civ 1241; [2015] WLR (D) 515 – Given
PST Energy 7 Shipping LLC v OW Bunker Malta Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 1058; [2015] WLR (D) 426 – Given

8/2/16
BNY Mellon Corporate, Trustee Services Ltd v LBG Capital No 1 plc [2015] EWCA Civ 1257 – Given

2/2/16
AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Guntner Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft MbH [2015] EWCA Civ 143; [2015] QB 699; [2015] 3 WLR 282 – Given
19/1/16
In re N (Children) (Adoption: Jurisdiction) [2014] EWFC 45; [2014] CN 2028; [2015] EWCA Civ 1112; [2015] WLR (D) 436 – Given

18/1/16
Petter v EMC Europe Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 828; [2015] CN 1330 – Given

14/1/16
Brownlie v Four Seasons Holdings Inc [2015] EWCA Civ 665; [2015] WLR (D) 292 – Given