Court Cases
A court case or a legal case is a dispute between two parties, which is resolved by a court or an equivalent legal process. Cases are categorised into civil cases or criminal cases, which can be further classified, as per the case law headings, such as employment law, family law or personal injury law cases, to the right of this page. UK cases can be brought in the Scottish Courts, the Courts of England & Wales, or the Courts of Northern Ireland and European Courts hear cases at European level.

The Scottish Courts include the Sheriff Courts, Court of Session, the Supreme Court & the High Court of Justiciary.

Courts of England & Wales include Magistrates' Courts, County Courts, the Crown Court, the High Court, the Court of Appeal, the Judicial Committe of the Privy Council and the UK Supreme Court.

The Courts of Northern Ireland include the County Courts, the Crown Court, High Court, Court of Appeal & the UK Supreme Court.

There are other courts which have UK-wide jurisdiction, such as, for immigration law, the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal, or, for employment law, there is a unified system of Employment Tribunals across Scotland and England & Wales (excluding Northern Ireland).

At European level there exists the European Court of Justice, which is not to be confused with the European Court of Human Rights, the Court of the Council of Europe.

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Latest Court Cases
Tallington Lakes Limited & Ors v Larking Gowen [2014] EWCA Civ 959 - 09/07/14
In a claim for accountancy fees for preparation of statutory accounts, the firm agreed a fixed fee subject to the accounts and supporting documents of the company being in good order. They were not. The firm raised a fee invoice based on its standard charge out rates on a time basis. The Court of Appeal held that a clause in the firm's general conditions providing that fee would be so calculated was an acceptable contractually agreed short-cut to the use of the time records and the...
P (Children), Re [2014] EWCA Civ 852 - 06/06/14
A judge's decision refusing a mother's application to relocate with her children to Germany on the ground that the mother's motivation was to interfere with the children's relationship with their father was set aside as unsupported by the evidence. The children were 2 and 4. The relationship between M and F had broken down in 2012. The judge was critical of M who had left the matrimonial home and the children. The judge found that M's motivation in wanting to relocate to...
BE v DE [2014] EWHC 2318 (Fam) - 24/06/14
The Court refused a Husband's application for an order that the Wife redact a statement referring to a document produced by the Husband. The Court did not accept that in the circumstances the document was 'without prejudice'.
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