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.

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The Supreme Court building and Registry are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please go to Building and Registry Opening Times for the latest updates.
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COURT SITTINGS        02 Jun 2020

    Closed ceremony
  • Swearing-in of Professor Andrew Burrows QC as Justice of the Supreme Court


29 May 2020

News story

Moving Education and Outreach Online

28 May 2020

Future judgments

The Supreme Court to give one judgment on 3 June 2020

22 May 2020

Online educational resources

For social distancing times - bringing the Supreme Court to you

19 May 2020


Swearing-in of The Right Honourable Professor Burrows QC as Justice of the Supreme Court

7 May 2020

Permission to appeal decisions

The Supreme Court announces four permission to appeal decisions