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.

Registry during Summer recess 2019
Please note that during both August and September the Registry will be open from 1000 to 1400 only.
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  • The Supreme Court is currently in recess


29 July 2019

Latest judgments

The Supreme Court gives three judgments

24 July 2019

News releases

Lord Reed appointed next President of Supreme Court, alongside three new justices

12 July 2019


Lord Carnwath at the Statute Law Society on 10 July 2019