Lord Justice Leggatt to be sworn in to Supreme Court in hybrid ceremony

Lord Justice Leggatt (Sir George Leggatt) will be sworn in as justice of the Supreme Court in a closed ceremony next Tuesday.

Published 16 April 2020

Supreme Court: Morrisons not liable for employee's criminal data protection breach

In a keenly-awaited landmark ruling, the UK Supreme Court has ruled supermarket chain Morrisons is not liable for the conduct of an employee who leaked payroll data for over 100,000 workers and was subsequently jailed.

Published 1 April 2020

COVID-19: Supreme Court goes online

The Supreme Court (UKSC) and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) will hear all cases and deliver judgments through video conferencing from today.

Published 24 March 2020

Geoffrey Cox QC claims government poses no threat to judiciary

Sacked Attorney General Geoffrey Cox QC has said ministers should not “clip the wings” of judges and should protect them from political attacks.

Published 20 February 2020

Exclusive: Supreme Court Justice says any attempted 'erosion' of judicial independence will be opposed

A justice of the Supreme Court has hinted that the judiciary will not willingly cede any independence in a remark made during the swearing-in of Lord Hodge as deputy president of the court.

Published 14 February 2020

Great Scots! Lord Hodge named Deputy President of the Supreme Court

Lord Hodge has been appointed Deputy President of the Supreme Court, meaning the UK's two most senior judges are Scottish.

Published 27 January 2020

Supreme Court to hand down judgment in customs duty appeal next week

The Supreme Court will hand down judgment in FMX Food Merchants Import Export Co Ltd (Respondent) v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Appellant), UKSC 2018/0218 next Wednesday.

Published 24 January 2020

Supreme Court school competition closes soon

Have you recently been on a tour of the Supreme Court with your school? Did your visit spark an interest in the law? Are you considering studying law at university? Or perhaps you have a general interest in how the justice system works here in the UK.

Published 24 January 2020

'Highly respected' Lord Reed profiled by Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 has profiled Lord Reed, the new President of the Supreme Court.

Published 21 January 2020

Lord Reed becomes first Scottish President of the Supreme Court

Lord Reed has been installed as the new President of the Supreme Court.

Published 13 January 2020

Lady Hale lists her Desert Island Judgments

Lady Hale has listed her 'Desert Island Judgments' in an interview with The Guardian.

Published 13 January 2020

Supreme Court’s first artwork featuring women in law unveiled to celebrate centenary

The first Supreme Court artwork featuring women from the legal profession has been unveiled, commemorating the centenary of the 1919 Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act, which paved the way for women to practise law.

Published 17 December 2019

Unrealistic to expect 'complete doctrinal coherence' from judges, Lady Hale says

It is "unrealistic to expect complete doctrinal coherence" from judges, the president of the UK Supreme Court, Lady Hale, has said.

Published 23 October 2019

UK Supreme Court celebrates ‘turning 10’ with commemorative open day

The Supreme Court is hosting a special open day this month to mark its tenth anniversary.

Published 10 October 2019

Supreme Court: Applications for Ask a Justice now open

The Supreme Court is offering school pupils the opportunity to have a live question and answer session with a justice from their own classroom.

Published 7 October 2019