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8 December 2022
The JCPC gives 4 judgments on 8 December 2022

Future judgments

1 December 2022
The JCPC to give 4 judgments on 8 December 2022

Ceremonial Opening of the JCPC Hearings

15 November 2022

JCPC visit to inaugurate new courtroom in the Cayman Islands

11 November 2022
As a prelude to the hearings in the Cayman Islands by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC), set to take place from 15-18 November 2022, a formal opening ceremony will take place in Grand Court 1

Supreme Court to sit in Manchester for the first time

24 October 2022
The UK Supreme Court, the highest court in the country, will be sitting in Manchester next March, Lord Reed, President of the Supreme Court announced today.

JCPC in the Cayman Islands, November 2022

21 October 2022
JCPC will sit in the Cayman Islands in November 2022

Practice Note October 2022

3 October 2022
Lord Reed, as President of the Supreme Court and Chairman of the Judicial Committee, has issued the following practice note in respect of the United Kingdom Supreme Court (UKSC) and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC)

Swearing-in of Sir David Richards as a Justice of the Supreme Court

28 September 2022
On Monday 3 October at 9.30am, Sir David Richards will be sworn in as a new Justice of the UK Supreme Court

Celebrate 100 years of women at the Bar at the UK Supreme Court

23 September 2022
Come and celebrate 100 years of women at the Bar with a new pop-up exhibition in the lobby of the UK Supreme Court.

Statement from Lord Reed on the death of HM The Queen

8 September 2022
Lord Reed, President of the UK Supreme Court has issued a statement

Permission to appeal

1 September 2022
Permission to appeal (PTA) results for June - August 2022

Swearing-in of Lord Lloyd-Jones as a Justice of the Supreme Court

26 August 2022
On Tuesday 30 August, Lord Lloyd-Jones will be sworn in as a Justice of the Supreme Court in a closed ceremony

New appointments to the UK Supreme Court and JCPC

17 August 2022
Lord Lloyd-Jones is re-appointed to his position as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, and Sir David Richards is appointed as a Justice to fill the vacancy created by Lady Arden’s retirement.

Permission to appeal

11 August 2022
Permission to appeal (PTA) results for May and June 2022

UK Supreme Court to offer paid internship for aspiring lawyers from underrepresented
communities for a second year

29 July 2022
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom will continue its partnership with charity Bridging the Bar for a second year

UK Supreme Court's 2021-22 Annual Report and Accounts published

12 July 2022
Today, the 2021–22 Annual Report and Accounts of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (UKSC) and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) was laid in Parliament, covering the Court's twelfth full financial year

Koestler Arts presents The Future is Never too Big

6 July 2022
This summer, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and prison arts charity Koestler Arts will once again collaborate, this time to showcase a display of artwork by young entrants to the 2022 Koestler Awards for arts in criminal justice.

Permission to appeal

26 May 2022
Permission to appeal (PTA) results for May 2022

Permission to appeal

29 April 2022
Permission to appeal (PTA) results for April 2022

Lord Reed has officially rescinded the ‘Covid Practice Note’

30 March 2022
Lord Reed has officially rescinded the ‘Covid Practice Note’ issued during the Coronavirus pandemic

Permission to appeal

28 March 2022
Permission to appeal (PTA) results for February 2022

Supreme Court launches selection process for new justices

11 February 2022
The process of appointing two new Supreme Court Justices begins today, as applications are invited from candidates
to fill the vacancies resulting from the retirement of Lord Lloyd–Jones and Lady Arden of Heswall.

Permission to appeal

27 January 2022
Permission to appeal (PTA) results for December 2021

Valedictory ceremony for Lady Arden

25 January 2022
The Right Hon Lady Arden of Heswall DBE retired as a Supreme Court Justice on 23 January 2022.

Appointment to the Supplementary Panel

13 January 2022
The UK Supreme Court is pleased to announce that Lord Lloyd-Jones will be joining the Supplementary Panel with effect from Friday 14 January

Permission to appeal

20 December 2021
Permission to appeal (PTA) results for November 2021

Supreme Court takes the inside outside

13 September 2021
The Supreme Court (UKSC) is pleased to be part of the Inside Out festival

Role of UK judges on the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal - update

27 August 2021
Role of UK judges on the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal update

Partnering with AccessAble to make the Supreme Court more accessible

6 August 2021
The Supreme Court has partnered with AccessAble; the UK's leading provider of detailed disabled access information

Publication of the UKSC's Annual Report and Accounts

24 June 2021
Today the Supreme Court's Annual Report and Accounts was laid and published

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