What the Court of Appeal Civil Division does

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We hear appeals against certain decisions by:

  • all 3 divisions of the High Court of Justice and their specialist courts, including the Administrative Court
  • county courts
  • the Family Court

We also hear appeals against certain decisions by the:

  • Competition Appeal Tribunal
  • Employment Appeal Tribunal
  • Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber)
  • Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
  • Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)
  • Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber)

For all these cases we also handle applications for permission to appeal.

Who we are

We are, together with the Criminal Division, one of 2 divisions of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. The Court of Appeal is the second most senior court in England and Wales.

We are based at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Cases are heard by Lord or Lady Justices of Appeal or, in some cases, High Court judges.

Court information

Contact the Court of Appeal Civil Division

General enquiries

Civil Appeals Office
Room E307
Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom

Opening hours and facilities:
Please be aware of fraudulent calls claiming to be from HMRC quoting the contact number 020 7947 6879. If you receive a call like this quoting this number do not make any payment and report it to Action Fraud and HMRC - https://www.gov.uk/report-suspicious-emails-websites-phishing.

Register new cases


020 7947 7121


020 7947 6740

Case progression: group A


020 7947 6139


020 7947 6736

High Court and employment appeals

Case progression: group B


020 7947 7828


020 7947 6810

County court and Family Court appeals

Case progression: group C


020 7947 6096


020 7947 7679

Immigration and asylum appeals, public law cases and judicial reviews

Listing and hearing queries


020 7947 6195


020 7947 6621

Court orders and post-judgment issues


020 7947 6879


020 7947 6751