The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal in the UK for civil cases, and for criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance affecting the whole population. We are open on weekdays from 0930 to 1630.


  • There are no Supreme Court sittings today


2 December 2016

News releases

Supreme Court prepares for Article 50 appeal

30 November 2016

Article 50 'Brexit' case, 5 to 8 December 2016

Updated information about access to the Supreme Court building

30 November 2016

Latest judgments

The Supreme Court gives one judgment

21 November 2016

Insight sessions

Visits to the Supreme Court for potential candidates for forthcoming judicial vacancies