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
Skraba v A Polish Judicial Authority [2014] EWHC 2193 (Admin) - 03/07/14
An interesting procedural decision relating to costs. Since roughly the start of 2014, costs have been awarded more frequently in Extradition Cases before Westminster Magistrates Court following the Senior District Judge encouraging the CPS to apply under section 60 of the Extradition Act 2003 . This appeal dealt with the powers of the Court to deal with costs on appeal and Mr Justice King decided that in unsuccessful appeals there is jurisdiction to vary costs.
R (Singh) v Ealing Magistrates Court & Anor [2014] EWHC 1443 (Admin) - 08/05/14
The Claimant was charged with an offence of possession of a controlled drug and driving while unfit through drugs. He was bailed to attend the Ealing Magistrates' Court on the 17th May 2013. The Claimant attended on that day together with a legal representative for whom he was paying himself. The hearing on 17th May 2013 was entirely abortive since no Prosecution papers were available. The Claimant applied for costs against the Prosecution pursuant to the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985,...
Daejan Properties Ltd v Griffin & Anor [2014] UKUT 206 (LC) - 14/05/14
The appellant landlord successfully appealed against the decision of the then London Rent Assessment Panel (LVT) that it was limited in the amount it could recover through the service charge for major emergency repair work (replacement of supporting beams); due to the landlord's failure to make good the defect at an earlier date and therefore potentially lower cost. On appeal the Tribunal held that a "historic neglect" defence to a claim for service charges could only succeed where...
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