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
Plevin v Paragon Personal Finance Ltd [2014] UKSC 61 - 12/11/14
For the purposes of s.140A(1)(c) of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 the court should consider matters outside the strict statutory obligations in the Insurance Conduct of Business Rules (ICOB). Non-disclosure of a substantial amount of commission taken on a PPI premium and the identity of the recipients was capable of giving rise to an unfair relationship even though there was no obligation in ICOB on the finance provider to disclose the same.
M (A Child: Long-Term Foster Care) [2014] EWCA Civ 1406 - 30/10/14
The Court of Appeal allowed an appeal against the refusal of a Judge to make a placement order. The Court held that there were defects and inconsistencies in the Judge's reasoning and that the matter should be remitted for re-hearing to consider the relative merits of long-term foster care with ongoing contact and Adoption.
R v Mehmedov [2014] EWCA Crim 1523 - 18/07/14
Certificates of conviction in a Member State of the European Union - The Appellant was convicted of the murder of his partner. The Appellant pursued an appeal against conviction on the grounds that the trial Judge wrongly admitted evidence of the Appellant's previous convictions and that the convictions in question were not susceptible to proof under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, s.73. During the trial the Prosecution sought to establish that the death of the deceased was the...
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