From 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.

Cases are listed in reverse chronological order.

2012 Case Names and Decisions

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21/12/12

In re L-B (Children) [2012] EWCA Civ 984 — Given
Deutsche Bahn AG v Morgan Crucible Co plc [2012] EWCA Civ 1055; [2012] WLR (D) 244 — Given
Richardson v Director of Public Prosecutions [2012] EWHC 1238 (Admin) — Given
de Brito v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 709 — Refused
French v Carter Lemon Camerons LLP [2012] EWCA Civ 1180 — Refused
Hassan v Gill [2012] EWCA Civ 1291 — Refused
Westwood v Hospital Medical Group Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 1005; [2012] WLR (D) 222 — Refused
Peifer v Western Education and Library Board [2012] NICA 21— Refused
Pusey v Somerset County Council [2012] EWCA Civ 988 — Refused

20/12/12

Charles Terence Estates Ltd v Cornwall Council [2012] EWCA Civ 1439; [2012] WLR (D) 326 — Refused

19/12/12

R (ClientEarth) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs [2012] EWCA Civ 897 — Given
R v McGowan (unreported) 16 October 2011, NIDC— Refused
R (YZ (China)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 1022; [2012] WLR (D) 237 — Refused

17/12/12

Cavenagh v William Evans Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 697; [2013] 1 WLR 238 — Refused
Shirt v Shirt [2012] EWCA Civ 1029 — Refused

13/12/12

In re Corey’s Application for Judicial Review [2012] NICA 57 — Given

7/12/12

R (A) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2011] EWCA Civ 1253 — Refused

6/12/12

Hawksford Trustees Jersey Ltd v Stella Global UK Ltd (No 2) [2012] EWCA Civ 987; [2012] 1 WLR 3581 — Refused
Huczko v Governor of Wandsworth Prison (unreported) 13 June 2012— Refused
IAM Group plc v Chowdrey [2012] EWCA Civ 505 — Refused
Lomas v JFB Firth Rixson Inc [2012] EWCA Civ 419 — Refused
Rust Consulting Ltd v PB Ltd (formerly Kennedy & Donkin Ltd) [2012] EWCA Civ 1070 — Refused

28/11/12

Les Laboratoires Servier v Apotex Inc [2012] EWCA Civ 593; [2012] WLR (D) 138 – Given
Sebastianelli v Gallarotti [2012] EWCA Civ 865 – Refused

27/11/12

AA (Somalia) v Entry Clearance Officer [2012] EWCA Civ 563; [2012] WLR (D) 134 – Given
Forde & McHugh Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2012] EWCA Civ 692 – Given
Hounga v Allen [2012] EWCA Civ 609 – Given
R (Nunn) v Chief Constable of Suffolk Constabulary [2012] EWHC 1186 (Admin) – Given
Barbudev v Eurocom Cable Management Bulgaria Eood [2012] EWCA Civ 548 – Refused
Cathie v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills [2012] EWCA Civ 739 – Refused
Lawrence v Gallagher [2012] EWCA Civ 394 – Refused
In re McGeough’s Application for Judicial Review [2012] NICA 28 – Refused
McKillen v Maybourne Finance Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 864 – Refused
In re Monteith’s Application for Judicial Review [2012] NICA 15 – Refused
R (Barker) v Hambleton District Council [2012] EWCA Civ 610 – Refused
R (Draga) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 842 – Refused
Ranson v Customer Systems plc [2012] EWCA Civ 841 – Refused
Rooney v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2011] EWCA Civ 1556 – Refused
Schofield v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2012] EWCA Civ 927 – Refused
Spicer v Tuli [2012] EWCA Civ 845; [2012] 1 WLR 3088 – Refused
XX (Ethiopia) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 742; [2012] WLR (D) 177 – Refused

15/11/12

Bulk Trading SA v Britannia Bulk plc [2012] EWCA Civ 419 – Refused
Gedeon Richter plc v Bayer Schering Pharma AG [2012] EWCA Civ 235; [2012] WLR (D) 66 – Refused
Humber Oil Terminals Trustee Ltd v Associated British Ports [2012] EWCA Civ 596 – Refused
Medeva BV v Comptroller General of Patents [2012] EWCA Civ 523 – Refused
Nokia OYJ v IPCom GmbH & Co KG [2012] EWCA Civ 567 – Refused

6/11/12

Crabtree v Ng [2012] EWCA Civ 333 – Refused
R (Maxwell) v Office of the Independent Adjudicator [2011] EWCA Civ 1236; [2012] PTSR 884 – Refused

31/10/12

Blair v HM Advocate – Refused
R (Eastenders Cash and Carry plc) v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2012] EWCA Civ 689; [2012] 1 WLR 2912 – Given (Main appeal)
R (Eastenders Cash and Carry plc) v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2012] EWCA Civ 689; [2012] 1 WLR 2912 – Refused (Cross-appeal)
Alam v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 960 – Given
Patel v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 741; [2012] WLR (D) 174 – Given
R v Quinn (unreported) 20 June 2012 – Refused

30/10/12

Starbucks (HK) Ltd v British Sky Broadcasting Group plc [2012] EWCA Civ 1201 – Refused
R v Mackle; R v McLaughlin [2011] NICA 31 – Given
Mattu v University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust [2012] EWCA Civ 641; [2012] WLR (D) 152 – Refused
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Burnip [2012] EWCA Civ 629; [2012] WLR (D) 150 – Given
In re X (unreported) 24 July 2012 – Given
R v O’Brien (unreported) 2 May 2012 – Given

29/10/12

In re D (A Child) [2012] EWCA Civ 627 – Refused

25/10/12

Stott v Thomas Cook Tour Operators Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 66 – Given

24/10/12

In re A (Children) (unreported) 17 October 2012 – Refused

23/10/12

Far East Chartering Ltd v Great Eastern Shipping Co Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 180 – Refused
LW (China) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 519 – Refused
Transpetrol Maritime Services Ltd v SJB (Marine Energy) BV [2012] EWCA Civ 198 – Refused
Société Générale SA v Saad Trading, Contractual and Financial Services Co [2012] EWCA Civ 695 – Refused
Dunhill v Burgin [2012] EWCA Civ 397 – Given

17/10/12

R (New London College Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 51; [2012] PTSR D21– Given

15/10/12

Lauchlan v HM Advocate [2012] HCJAC 51– Granted
O’Neill v HM Advocate (unreported) 26 November 2011– Refused

11/10/12

VTB Capital plc v Nutritek International Corp [2012] EWCA Civ 808; [2012] WLR (D) 181– Refused

9/10/12

Purves v HM Advocate [2012] HCJAC 89 – Refused
Bain v HM Advocate (unreported) 29 February 2012 – Refused
Jude v HM Advocate (No 2) [2012] HCJAC 65 – Refused

27/7/12

Breslin v McKevitt [2011] NICA 33 – Refused

26/7/12

Adamson v Paddico (267) Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 262 – Given
Lawrence v Fen Tigers Ltd [2012] 1 WLR 2127 – Given
Mortgage Business plc v O’Shaughnessy [2012] 1 WLR 1521 – Given
Secretary of State for the Home Department v Al-Jedda [2012] EWCA Civ 358 – Given
Taylor v Betterment Properties (Weymouth) Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 250 – Given
VTB Capital plc v Nutritek International Corp [2012] EWCA Civ 808; [2012] WLR (D) 181 – Given
Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria [2012] EWCA Civ 415; [2012] WLR (D) 108 – Given
Adams v Roper – Refused
Barr v Biffa Waste Services Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 312; [2012] WLR (D) 86 – Refused
Bowen-West v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2012] EWCA Civ 321 – Refused
Carlsberg UK Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2012] EWCA Civ 82 – Refused
Equity Trust (Singapore) Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2012] EWCA Civ 192 – Refused
Horler v Rubin [2012] EWCA Civ 4 – Refused
In re S (Children) (Nos 3 and 4) – Refused
Learmount v Saito – Refused
Merchant International Co Ltd v Natsionalna Aktsionerna Kompaniya Naftogaz Ukrayiny [2012] EWCA Civ 196; [2012] WLR (D) 51 – Refused
Mitchell v United Co-operatives Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 348 – Refused
Oliver v Symons [2012] EWCA Civ 267 – Refused
Poplar Housing and Regeneration Community Association Ltd v Byrne (CA (Civ) 16 March 2012) – Refused
R (LE (Jamaica)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 597 – Given
R (Rudewicz) v Secretary of State for Justice [2012] EWCA Civ 499; [2012] WLR (D) 121 – Refused

24/7/12

du Plessis v Fontgary Leisure Parks Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 409 – Refused

10/7/12

P v Cheshire West and Chester Council [2011] EWCA Civ 1257 – Given
Surrey County Council v P (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) [2011] EWCA Civ 190; [2012] 2 WLR 1056; [2012] PTSR 727 – Given
Dixon v Hodgson [2011] EWCA Civ 1612 – Refused

9/7/12

An Informer v A Chief Constable [2012] EWCA Civ 197 – Refused
Cornwall Waste Forum St Dennis Branch v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2012] EWCA Civ 379 – Refused
Forrester Ketley & Co v Brent [2012] EWCA Civ 324 – Refused
Hyndman v Brown – Refused
R (MN (Tanzania)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department 2011] EWCA Civ 193; [2011] 1 WLR 3200 – Refused

5/7/12

Earl Cadogan v Magnohard Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 594 – Refused
Independent Trustee Services Ltd v Morris [2012] EWCA Civ 195; [2012] WLR (D) 55 – Given
Marley v Rawlings [2012] EWCA Civ 61 – Given
Preddy v Bull [2012] EWCA Civ 83; [2012] WLR (D) 30 – Given
R v Ahmad [2012] EWCA Civ 391; [2012] WLR (D) 62 – Given
R (British Sky Broadcasting Ltd) v Central Criminal Court [2012] 3 WLR 78 – Given
Torfaen County Borough Council v Douglas Willis Ltd [2012] EWHC 296 (Admin); [2012] WLR (D) 37 – Given
Sharples v Places for People Homes Ltd 2011] EWCA Civ 813; [2012] 2 WLR 584; [2012] PTSR 401 – Refused
Zakrzewski v District Court in Torun, Poland [2012] EWHC 173 (Admin); [2012] 1 WLR 2248 – Given

2/7/12

Schütz (UK) Ltd v Werit (UK) Ltd (No 3) [2011] EWCA Civ 1337; [2012] Bus LR 746 – Given

21/6/12

Wlodarczyk v HM Advocate [2012] HCJAC 41 – Refused

18/6/12

Islington London Borough Council v Boyle [2011] EWCA Civ 1450 – Refused

13/6/12

Abela v Baaderani [2011] EWCA Civ 1571 – Given
Cotter v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2012] EWCA Civ 81 – Given
R v Gul (Mohammed) [2012] EWCA Crim 280 – Given
R (Modaresi) v Secretary of State for Health [2011] EWCA Civ 1359 – Given
Woodland v Essex County Council [2012] EWCA Civ 239 – Given
Destiny 1 Ltd v Lloyds TSB Bank plc [2011] EWCA Civ 831 – Refused
In re Donnelly’s Application for Judicial Review [2011] NIQB 94 – Refused
Howard v Howard-Lawson [2012] EWCA Civ 6 – Refused
Kuehne & Nagel Drinks Logistics Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2012] EWCA Civ 34 – Refused
LB (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 1420 – Refused
Mobile Telesystems Finance SA v Nomihold Securities Inc [2012] EWCA Civ 40 – Refused
B v Director of Public Prosecutions [2012] EWHC 72 (Admin) – Refused
R (Naik) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 1546 – Refused
R (SK (Sri Lanka)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 16 – Refused
R (Tiller) v East Sussex County Council [2011] EWCA Civ 1577 – Refused
Simcoe v Jacuzzi Group plc [2012] EWCA Civ 137 – Refused

11/6/12

R (DM) v Secretary of State for Justice [2011] EWCA Civ 522 – Given

31/5/12

Rahmatullah v Secretary of State for Defence [2012] 1 WLR 1462 – Given
Bubb v Wandsworth London Borough Council [2011] EWCA Civ 1285 – Refused
Ryanair Holdings plc v Office of Fair Trading [2012] EWCA Civ 643 – Refused
23/5/12Johnstone v HM Advocate [2011] HCJAC 66A – Refused

17/5/12

Burke v College of Law [2012] EWCA Civ 37 – Refused
Essex County Council v Williams [2012] PTSR 713 – Refused
Lanes Group plc v Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 1617 – Refused
Leeds Group plc v Leeds City Council [2011] Ch 363 – Refused
Leeds Group plc v Leeds City Council (No 2) [2012] 1 WLR 1561 – Refused
R (FM) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 807 – Refused

16/5/12

In re Statkevicius [2011] EWHC 2733 (Admin) – Refused

15/5/12

Key2Law (Surrey) LLP v De’Antiquis [2011] EWCA Civ 1567 – Given
Preston v President of the Methodist Conference [2012] 2 WLR 1119; [2012] ICR 432 – Given
R v Hughes (unreported) 17 June 2011 (CA (Crim)) – Given

8/5/12

Delaney v Pickett [2011] EWCA Civ 1532 – Refused
Hankinson v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2011] EWCA Civ 1566 – Refused

2/5/12

Spaceright Europe Ltd v Baillavoine [2012] ICR 520 – Given

19/4/12

KM (Zimbabwe) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 275 – Given

29/3/12

In re T (A Child) (unreported) 20 March 2012 (CA (Civ)) – Refused

28/3/12

Cusack v Harrow London Borough Council [2011] EWCA Civ 1718; [2011] WLR (D) 357 – Given
In re Digital Satellite Warranty Cover Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 1413 – Given
Hayes v Willoughby [2011] EWCA Civ 1541; [2011] WLR (D) 377 – Given
Public Prosecution Service of Northern Ireland v Elliott [2011] NICA 61 – Given
Revenue and Customs Comrs v PA Holdings Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 1414; [2011] WLR (D) 354 – Given
Teal Assurance Co Ltd v WR Berkley Insurance (Europe) Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 1570 – Given
GT (Libya) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 704; [2012] 1 WLR 232 – Refused
London Tara Hotel Ltd v Kensington Close Hotel Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 1356 – Refused
R (Friends of the Earth) v Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change [2012] EWCA Civ 28 – Refused
Terluk v Berezovsky [2011] EWCA Civ 1534 – Refused
Withers LLP v Langbar International Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 1419; [2011] WLR (D) 351 – Refused

21/3/12

Beggs v HM Advocate (No 2) [2011] HCJAC 49 – Refused

14/3/12

Verma v Barts and the London NHS Trust [2011] EWCA Civ 1129 – Given
Abdulla v Birmingham City Council [2011] EWCA Civ 1412; [2012] ICR 20 – Given
R (SL) v Westminster City Council [2011] EWCA Civ 954 – Given

7/3/12

Attorney General v MGN Ltd [2011] EWHC 2383 (Admin) – Refused
MS (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 306 – Refused

6/3/12

R v Brown [2011] NICA 47 – Given
Serious Organised Crime Agency v Szepietowski (No 2) [2011] EWCA Civ 856; [2011] WLR (D) 245 – Given
Brough v Law [2011] EWCA Civ 1183; [2011] WLR (D) 300 – Refused
Copple v Littlewoods plc [2011] EWCA Civ 1281; [2012] ICR 354 – Refused
R (MD (Gambia)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 121 – Refused
SP (India) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 1191 – Refused
In re S (Children) (Nos 1 and 2) (unreported) 10 October 2011 and 20 October 2011 (NICA) – Refused

22/2/12

Fulham Football Club (1987) Ltd v Richards [2011] EWCA Civ 855 – Refused

14/2/12

Filipek-Kwasny v Polish Judicial Authority [2012] EWHC 25 (Admin) – Given

7/2/12

Belfast Health and Social Services Trust v Khan [2011] NICA 55 – Refused
National Westminster Bank plc v Kapoor [2011] EWCA Civ 1083 – Refused
Meritz Fire and Marine Insurance Co Ltd v Jan de Nul NV [2011] EWCA Civ 827 – Refused
R (Huitson) v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2011] EWCA Civ 893; [2011] WLR (D) 248 – Refused
R (OM (Nigeria)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 909 – Refused
R (Shiner) v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2011] EWCA Civ 892 – Refused
R (Syed) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 1059 – Refused
R (G) v Lambeth London Borough Council [2011] EWCA Civ 526; [2011] WLR (D) 152 – Refused

6/2/12

Financial Services Authority v Sinaloa Gold plc [2011] EWCA Civ 1158; [2011] WLR (D) 259 – Given
AO (Kenya) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – Refused
Deman v Equality and Human Rights Commission [2010] EWCA Civ 1279 – Refused
Driver v Air India Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 986 – Refused
Greyfort Properties Ltd v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2011] EWCA Civ 908 – Refused
Haq v Island Homes Association Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 805 – Refused
In re Pretorius’s Application for Judicial Review (unreported) 18 May 2011 – Refused
Nomihold Securities Inc v Mobile TeleSystems Finance SA [2011] EWCA Civ 1040; [2011] WLR (D) 278 – Refused
R (HRH Sultan of Pahang) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWCA Civ 616; [2011] WLR (D) 183 – Refused
R (Robinson) v Secretary of State for Justice [2010] EWCA Civ 848; [2010] 1 WLR 2380 – Refused
R (Telford Trustee No 1 Ltd) v Telford and Wrekin Council [2011] EWCA Civ 896 – Refused
Wierzbicki v Regional Court in Kosalin, Poland [2011] EWHC 2386 (Admin) – Refused
Zacharski v Regional Court in Lubin, Poland [2011] EWHC 2386 (Admin) – Refused

3/2/12

R (Bailey) v Brent London Borough Council [2011] EWCA Civ 1586 – Refused

26/01/12

Attorney General v Dallas [2012] EWHC 156 (Admin); [2012] WLR (D) 7 – Refused