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We also contain a specialist Planning Court which handles judicial reviews of decisions about planning permission and other challenges to planning decisions.
We are a specialist court within the King’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice.
We are based at the Royal Courts of Justice, London and also at centres in Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds and Manchester.
Cases may be heard by one High Court judge or by a ‘Divisional Court’ which consists of 2 or more judges, normally a High Court Judge and a Lord Justice of Appeal.
020 7947 6655
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0113 306 2578
Opening hours and facilities:https://www.find-court-tribunal.service.gov.uk/courts/leeds-combined-court-centre
0161 240 5313
Opening hours and facilities:https://www.find-court-tribunal.service.gov.uk/courts/manchester-civil-justice-centre-civil-and-family-courts
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