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Arthur J.S Hall and Co. v. Simons (A.P.)
Barratt v. Ansell and Others (Trading As Woolf Seddon (A Firm))
Harris v. Scholfield Roberts and Hill (Conjoined Appeals)

20 July 2000
Equitable Life Assurance Society v. Hyman
20 July 2000
Holland v. Lampen-Wolfe
20 July 2000
Schalk Willem Burger Lubbe (Suing as Administrator of the Estate of Rachel Jacoba Lubbe) and 4 Others and Cape Plc. and Related Appeals
20 July 2000
United Wire Limited v. Screen Repair Services (Scotland) Limited and Another and Others
20 July 2000
 Title of CaseDate of Judgment

2000

* Agnew (Suing on his own behalf and in a representative capacity on behalf of all members of Lloyd's Syndicates 672, 79, 1023 and 590) and Others v. Länsförsäkringsbolagens A.B.
17 February 2000
* Arthur J.S Hall and Co. v. Simons (A.P.)
Barratt v. Ansell and Others (Trading As Woolf Seddon (A Firm))
Harris v. Scholfield Roberts and Hill (Conjoined Appeals)

20 July 2000
* B. (By His Mother and Next Friend) v. Director of Public Prosecutions
23 February 2000
* Barrett and Others v. Morgan
27 January 2000
* Berezovsky v. Michaels and Others
Glouchkov v. Michaels and Others (Consolidated Appeals)

11 May 2000
* Berkeley v. Secretary of State for the Environment and Others
6 July 2000
* Burridge (A.P.) v. London Borough of Harrow and Others
27 January 2000
* Burton v. Mayor etc. of The London Borough of Camden
17 February 2000
* Chief Adjudication Officer v. Faulds (Scotland)
11 May 2000
* Dimond (Original Appellant and Cross-Respondent) v. Lovell (Original Respondent and Cross-Appellant)
11 May 2000
* Dingley v. Chief Constable of Strathclyde Police
9 March 2000
* Equitable Life Assurance Society v. Hyman
20 July 2000
* Foskett (Suing on His Own Behalf and on Behalf of all Other Purchasers of Plots of Land at Mount Eden, Herradodo Cerro Alto Diogo, Martins, Algarve, Portugal (Original Appellant and Cross-Respondent) v. McKeown and Others (A.P.) (Original Respondents and Cross-Appellants)
18 May 2000
* Garner (Her Majesty's Inspector of Taxes) v. Pounds Shipowners and Shipbreakers Limited and One Other Action
18 May 2000
* Glasgow City Council and Others v. Marshall and Others
3 February 2000
* Goodes v. East Sussex County Council
15 June 2000
* Gregory (A.P.) v. Portsmouth City Council
27 January 2000
* Hamilton v. Al Fayed
Judgment: 7 October 1999
Reasons: 23 March 2000
* Holland v. Lampen-Wolfe
20 July 2000
* Horvath v. Secretary of State for the Home Department
6 July 2000
* Hurst v. Bryk and Others
30 March 2000
* Inco Europe Ltd. and Others v. First Choice Distribution (A Firm) and Others
9 March 2000
* In Re Burke (A.P.)
15 June 2000
* In Re H (A Minor) (1999)
3 February 2000
* Jolley (A.P.) v. Sutton London Borough Council
18 May 2000
* Lancashire County Council v. Barlow and Another and One Other Action
16 March 2000
* Morgans v. Director of Public Prosecutions (On Appeal from a Divisional Court of The Queen's Bench Division)
17 February 2000
* Newell and Others (Original Appellants and Cross Respondents) v. Secretary of State for the Environment and Another (Original Respondents and Cross-Appellants) Fletcher Estates (Harlescott) Ltd. (Original Appellants and Cross-Repondents) v. Secretary of State for the Environment and Another (Original Repondents and Cross-Appellants)
17 February 2000
* Regina v. Antoine (On Appeal From The Court of Appeal Criminal Division)
30 March 2000
* Regina v. Hertfordshire County Council Ex Parte Green Environmental Industries Ltd. and Another (A.P.) 17 February 2000
* Regina v. Minister of Defence, Ex Parte Walker 6 April 2000
* Regina v. Secretary of State For Employment (Original Appellant and Cross-Respondent) Ex Parte Seymour Smith (A.P.) and Another (Original Respondents and Cross-Appellants)
17 February 2000
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department Ex Parte A
27 January 2000
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department, Ex Parte Hindley
30 March 2000
* Regina v. Z (On Appeal from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division))
22 June 2000
* Schalk Willem Burger Lubbe (Suing as Administrator of the Estate of Rachel Jacoba Lubbe) and 4 Others and Cape Plc. and Related Appeals
20 July 2000
* Steed v. Home Office
18 May 2000
* Taylor v. Secretary of State For Scotland (Scotland)
11 May 2000
* Three Rivers District Council and Others (Original Appellants and Cross-Respondents) v. Governor and Company of The Bank of England (Original Respondents and Cross- Appellants)
18 May 2000
* United Wire Limited v. Screen Repair Services (Scotland) Limited and Another and Others
20 July 2000
* W 1-6 (A.P.) v. Essex County Council and Another
16 March 2000
* Walker (Her Majesty's Inspector of Taxes) v. Centaur Clothes Group Limited
6 April 2000
* Wildtree Hotels Limited and Others v. London Borough of Harrow
22 June 2000
* Wisely v. John Fulton Plumbers Limited (Scotland)
Wadey v. Surrey County Council

6 April 2000
 

1999

* Alan Wibberley Building Limited v. Insley
29 April 1999
* Axis West Developments Ltd. v. Chartwell Land Investments Ltd. (Scotland)
15 July 1999
* Barclays Bank PLC. v. Boulter and Boulter
21 October 1999
* Barret (A.P.) v. London Borough of Enfield
17 June 1999
* Barry v. Midland Bank Plc.
22 July 1999
*Bruton (A.P.) v. London and Quadrant Housing Trust
24 June 1999
* Carmichael and Another v. National Power PLC.
18 November 1999
* Commissioners of Customs and Excise v. British Telecommunications Plc.
1 July 1999
* Commissioners of Customs and Excise v. Redrow Group Plc.
11 February 1999
* Commissioners of Police for the Metropolis v. Reeves (A.P.) (Joint Administratix of the Estate of Martin Lynch, Deceased)
15 July 1999
* Coventry and Solihull Waste Disposal Company Limited v. Russell (Valuation Officer)
25 November 1999
* Credit Lyonnais Nederland N.V. (Now known as Generale Bank Nederland N.V) v. Export Credits Guarantee Department
18 February 1999
* Christopher Moran Holdings Ltd. v. Bairstow and Another
4 February 1999
* Dawson v. Wearmouth (A.P.)
25 March 1999
* Director of Public Prosecutions v. Jones and Another (On Appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division)
4 March 1999
* Fitzpatrick (A.P.) v. Sterling Housing Association Ltd.
28 October 1999
* Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland v. Brunswick Development (1987) Limited and Another
29 April 1999
* Imperial Chemical Industries v. Colmer (Her Majesty's Inspector of Taxes)
18 November 1999
* In Re Ellis (Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus)
In Re Gilligan (Application for a Writ of Habeas Corpus) (On Appeal From the Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division) (Conjoined Appeals)

Judgment: 5 October 1999
Reasons: 18 November 1999
* In Re B (A Minor) (A.P.)
11 March 1999
* Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales v. Commissioners of Customs and Excise
25 March 1999
* Islam (A.P.) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department
Regina v. Immigration Appeal Tribunal and Another Ex Parte Shah (A.P.) (Conjoined Appeals)

25 March 1999
* Kuwait Airways Corporation and another v. Kuwait Insurance Company S.A.K and Others
11 March 1999
* London Borough of Southwark v. Mills and Others (A.P.)
Baxter (A.P.) v. Mayor etc. of the London Borough of Camden

21 October 1999
* Macfarlane and Another v. Tayside Health Board
25 November 1999
* Mann and Others v. Secretary of State for Employment
15 July 1999
* Mcknight (Her Majesty's Inspector of Taxes) v. Sheppard
17 June 1999
* Modahl v. British Atheletic Federation Limited
22 July 1999
* Murray and Another (A.P.) v. Foyle Meats Limited (Northern Ireland)
8 July 1999
* Nessa v. The Chief Adjudication Officer and Another
21 October 1999
* O'Neill and Another v. Phillips and Others
20 May 1999
* Piglowska v. Piglowski
24 June 1999
* Platform Home Loans Ltd. v. Oyston Shipways Ltd. and Others
18 February 1999
* Regina v. Bartle and the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and Others Ex Parte Pinochet
Regina v. Evans and Another and the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and Others Ex Parte Pinochet (On Appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division)

24 March 1999
* Regina v. Bingham (on Appeal from the Court of Appeal Northern Ireland)
Regina v. Cooke (on Appeal from the Court of Appeal Northern Ireland)

11 March 1999
* Regina v. Bow Street Magistrates Court and Allison (A.P.) Ex Parte Government of the United States of America (on Appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queens Bench Division)
Oral: 15 July 1999
Reasons: 5 August 1999
* Regina v. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board Ex Parte A (A.P.)
25 March 1999
* Regina v. Director of Public Prosecutions
Ex Parte Kebeline and Others (On Appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queens Bench Division)

28 October 1999
* Regina v. Manchester Stipendiary Magistrate and the Lord Advocate
Ex Parte Granada Television Ltd.
(On Appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division)

14 December 1999
* Regina v. North Yorkshire County Council
Ex Parte Brown and Another

11 February 1999
* Regina v. Oxfordshire County Council and Others Ex Parte Sunningwell Parish Council
24 June 1999
* Regina v. Royal Lawrie Plantation Services Limited
8 July 1999
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department, Ex Parte Salem (A.P.)
11 February 1999
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department Ex Parte Simms (A.P.) Secretary of State for the Home Department Ex Parte O'Brien (Consolidated Appeals)
8 July 1999
* Regina v. Secretary of State for Transport
Ex Parte Factortame Limited and Others

28 October 1999
* Reynolds v. Times Newspapers Limited and Others
28 October 1999
* Society of Lloyd's v. Robinson and Another
25 March 1999
* Svenska International Plc. v. Commissioners of Customs and Excise
25 March 1999
* Swiggs and Others v. Nagarajan (A.P.)
15 July 1999
* Vehicle Inspectorate v Bruce Cook Road Planing Ltd. and Another
21 October 1999
* Vehicle Inspectorate v Nuttall
18 March 1999
 

1998

* Airbus Industrie G.I.E. v. Patel and Others

2 April 1998
* Baker v. Black Sea & Baltic General Insurance Company Limited
20 May 1998
* Baltic Insurance Group v. Jordan Grand Prix Limited and Others and Quay Financial Software Limited and Others (By Counter Claim and one Other Action)
16 December 1998
* Banque Financière De La Cité v. Parc (Battersea) Limited and Others
26 February 1998
* Beaufort Developments (NI) Limited v. Gilbert-Ash NI Limited and Others
20 May 1998
* Boddington v. British Transport Police
(On Appeal from a Division Court of the Queen's Bench Division)

2 April 1998
*British Fuels Limited v. Baxendale and Another
and
Wilson and Others v. St. Helens Borough Council

29 October 1998
*British Telecommunications PLC. v. James Thomson and Sons (Engineers) LTD. (Scotland)
10 December 1998
* City Council of Bristol v. Lovell
26 February 1998
* Clark (A.P.) and Others v. Kato, Smith and General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corporation PLC
Cutter v. Eagle Star Insurance Company
(Conjoined Appeals)
22 October 1998
* Commissioners of Customs and Excise v. Thorn Materials Supply Limited and Thorn Resources Limited
18 June 1998
* Cook (A.P.) v. Financial Insurance Company Limited
3 December 1998
* Director of Public Prosecutions v. Jackson
Stanley (A.P.) v. Director of Public Prosecutions
(On appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queens Bench Division)
(Conjoined Appeals)

29 July 1998
* Dollar Land (Cumbernauld) Ltd. v. C.I.N Properties Ltd. (Scotland)
16 July 1998
* Effort Shipping Company Limited v. Linden Management SA and Others
22 January 1998
* Empress Car Company (Abertillery) Ltd. v. National Rivers Authority
5 February 1998
* Hutchison Reid v. Secretary of State for Scotland and Another (Scotland)
3 December 1998
* Ingram and another v. Commissioners of Inland Revenue
10 December 1998
* In re Ismail
(Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus)
(On Appeal From a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division)

29 July 1998
* In re L (By His Next Friend GE)
25 June 1998
* In re Pinochet
Oral Judgment: 17 December 1998
Reasons: 15 January 1999
* In re T (A Minor) 1997
20 May 1998
* Jameson and Another v. Central Electricity Generating Board and Others
16 December 1998
* Kelly v. Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Loughran v. Northern Ireland Housing Executive (Northern Ireland) (Conjoined Appeals)

29 July 1998
* Kleinwort Benson LTD. v. Lincoln City Council
Kleinwort Benson LTD. v. Mayor etc. of the London Borough of Southwark and Others
Kleinwort Benson LTD. v. Birmingham City Council
Kleinwort Benson LTD. v. Mayor etc. of the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Others
(On Appeal from the Queens Bench Division of the High Courts of Justice)

29 October 1998
* Krol (A.P.) v. Craig (Scotland)
3 December 1998
* Lowsley and Another v. Forbes (Trading as L.E. Design Services)
29 July 1998
* Newlon Housing Trust v. Alsulaimen and Another
29 July 1998
* Page v. Sheerness Steel Company
Wells (Suing by Her Daughter and Next Friend Susan Smith) v. Wells
Thomas (Suing by His Mother and Next Friend Susan Thomas) v. Brighton Health Authority

16 July 1998
* Pickford (A.P.) v. Imperial Chemical Industries Plc
25 June 1998
* Preston and Others v. Wolverhampton Healthcare NHS and Others
Preston and Others v. Wolverhampton Healthcare NHS and Others (Second Appeal)
Fletcher and Others v. Midland Bank Plc (Conjoined Appeals)

5 February 1998
* Prince Jefri Bolkiah v. K.P.M.G (A Firm)
18 December 1998
* Redrow Homes Limited and Others v. Bett Brothers Plc and Others (Scotland)
22 January 1998
* Regina v. Bartle and the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and Others EX Parte Pinochet (on appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division)
Regina v. Evans and Another and the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and Others EX Parte Pinochet (on appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division)

25 November 1998
(subsequently vacated by Order of the House, 17 December 1998. See In re Pinochet above.)
* Regina v. Burt and Adams Ltd.
(On Appeal from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division))

2 April 1998
* Regina v. Chief Constable of Sussex EX Parte International Trader's Ferry Limited
11 November 1998
* Regina v. London Borough of Harrow
Ex Parte Fahia

23 July 1998
* Regina v.
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Ex parte Anastasiou (Pissouri) Limited and Others

20 May 1998
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Environment (Original Appellant and Cross-Respondent), Ex Parte Council of the London Borough of Camden (Original Respondents and Cross-Appelants)
12 March 1998
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department, Ex Parte Adan

2 April 1998
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department and Another, Ex Parte François (A.P.) (On Appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division)
12 March 1998
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department
Ex Parte Stafford (A.P.)

23 July 1998
* Regina v. Southwark Crown Court, Ex parte Bowles
(On Appeal from a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division)

2 April 1998
* Regina v. Woollin
22 July 1998
* Stewart v. Secretary of State for Scotland (Scotland)
22 January 1998
* Stocznia Gdanska S.A. v. Latvian Shipping Co. and Others
26 February 1998
* Strathclyde Regional Council and Others v. Wallace and Others (Scotland)
22 January 1998
* Taylor and Others v. Director of the Serious Fraud Office and Others
29 October 1998
* Total Gas Marketing Limited v. ARCO British Limited and Others
20 May 1998
* Trustees of the Nell Gwynn House Maintenance Fund v. Commissioners of Customs and Excise
16 December 1998
* White and Others v. Chief Constable of South Yorkshire and Others
3 December 1998
* Williams and Another v. Natural Life Health Foods Limited and Mistlin.
30 April 1998
 

1997

* Attorney General's Reference No. 3 of 1994
24 July 1997
* Bolitho v. City and Hackney Health Authority
13 November 1997
* Chief Adjudication Officer v. Wolke (A.P.) Remilien (A.P.) v. Secretary of State for Social Security
27 November 1997
* Circuit Systems Ltd. (In Liquidation) and Another v. Zuken-Redac (U.K) Ltd. (Formerly Racal-Redac (U.K) Ltd.) and Norglen Ltd. and Others (A.P.) (In Liquidation) v. Reeds Rains Prudential Ltd. and Others
27 November 1997
* City of Edinburgh Council v. Secretary of State for Scotland and Others
16 October 1997
* Clydesdale Bank Plc. v. Davidson and Others (First Appeal) (Scotland)
Clydesdale Bank Plc. v. Davidson and Others (Second Appeal) (Scotland) (Consolidated Appeals)
16 December 1997
* Cockburn v. Chief Adjudication
Officer and Another and
Secretary of State for Social Services v. Fairey

21 May 1997
* Commissioners of Inland Revenue v. McGuckian
12 June 1997
* Commissioners of Inland Revenue v. Willoughby
(1st and 2nd Appeals) (Consolidated)
10 July 1997
* Connelly (A.P.) v. R.T.Z. Corporation Plc and Others
24 July 1997
* Co-operative Insurance Society
Limited v. Argyll Stores

21 May 1997
* Director of Public Prosecutions v. McKeown
Director of Public Prosecutions v. Jones
(Conjoined Appeals)

20 February 1997
* Elitestone Ltd. v. Morris and Another
1 May 1997
* Fellowes or Herd v. Clyde
Helicopters Ltd.

27 February 1997
* Girvan v. Inverness Farmers Dairy and Another
13 November 1997
* Grovit and Others v. Doctor and Others

24 April 1997
* Hunter and Others v. Canary Wharf Ltd.
Hunter and Others v. London Docklands Corporation


24 April 1997
* In re G (A Minor)
1 May 1997
* In re H and others (Minors)
10 April 1997
* In re Levin
19 June 1997
* In re S (A Minor) (1997)
24 July 1997
* Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd. v. West Bromwich Building Society and others
19 June 1997
* Kleinwort Benson Limited v. City of Glasgow District Council
30 October 1997
* London Borough of Harrow v.
Johnstone

13 March 1997
* Longden v. British Coal Corporation
27 November 1997
* Malik v. Bank of Credit and
Mahmud v. Bank of Credit

12 June 1997
* Mannai Investment Co. Ltd. v.
Eagle Star Assurance Co. Ltd.

21 May 1997
* MD Foods v. Baines and Others
27 February 1997
* Morris and Others v. Rayners Enterprises Incorporated and Another
Morris and Others v. Agrichemicals Limited and Others

30 October 1997
* Mulvey v.
Secretary of State for Social Security

13 March 1997
* Nykredit Mortgage Bank Plc. v. Edward Erdman Group Ltd.
27 November 1997
* O'Rourke v. Mayor Etc. of the London Borough of Camden
12 June 1997
* Regina v. Acott
20 February 1997
* Regina v. Brown
24 July 1997
* Regina v. Burstow v. Ireland
24 July 1997
* Regina v. Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary Ex Parte Begley and
Regina v. McWilliams

16 October 1997
* Regina v. Emmett and Another
13 November 1997
* Regina v. Gloucestershire C.C and the Secretary of State for Health, Ex parte Barry
Regina v. Gloucestershire C.C and Another, Ex parte Barry
(Conjoined Appeals)
20 March 1997
* Regina v. Martin (On Appeal From Her Majesty's Courts - Martial Appeal Court) 16 December 1997
* Regina v. Mills v. Poole
24 July 1997
* Regina v. Myers
24 July 1997
* Regina v. Powell and Another
Regina v. English

30 October 1997
* Regina v.
Secretary of State for Employment, Ex parte Seymour Smith

13 March 1997
* Regina v. Secretary of State for
the Home Department, Ex parte Launder

21 May 1997
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department, Ex parte Pierson (A.P.)
24 July 1997
* Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department,
Ex parte V. and
Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department,
Ex parte T.

12 June 1997
* Regina v. Wicks
21 May 1997
* Republic of India and Others v. India Steamship Company Ltd.
16 October 1997
* Sanderson v. McManus
6 February 1997
* Sarrio S.A. v. Kuwait Investment Authority
13 November 1997
* Semco Salvage & Marine Pte. Ltd. v. Lancer Navigation
6 February 1997
* Sharp and Others v. Woolwich
Building Society

27 February 1997
* Shimizu (U.K.) Ltd. v. Westminister City Council
6 February 1997
* Smith v. Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland
12 June 1997
* Soden and Another v. British & Commonwealth Holdings Plc. and Others
16 October 1997
* Strathclyde Regional Council v. Zafar
27 November 1997
* Tracy and Others v. Crosville Wales Ltd.
16 October 1997
 

1996

* Abnett v. British Airways Plc.
(Scotland) and Sidhu v. British Airways Plc

12 December 1996
* In re C (A Minor) (1996)
28 November 1996
* Lightbody or Jacques v.
Jacques (Scotland)

21 November 1996
* O'Hara v. Chief Constable of the R.U.C.
12 December 1996
* Regina v. Associated Octel Company Ltd 14 November 1996
* Ross & Cromarty District Council
(Now Highland Council) v. Patience

12 December 1996
* Smith New Court Securities v.
Scrimgeour Vickers

21 November 1996

 

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