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Business and Property Courts of England and Wales cause list 5 June 2023

Updated 2 June 2023

Applies to England and Wales

These lists are subject to change until 4:30pm. Any alterations after this time will be telephoned or emailed direct to the parties or their legal representatives.

1. Admiralty Court list (King’s Bench Division)

1.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

The hearing will be available to representatives of the media, on their request, and therefore will be a hearing conducted in public in accordance with CPR PD51Y. It will be organised and conducted using MS Teams (unless otherwise stated). Any media representative (or any other member of the public) wishing to witness the hearing will need to do so over the internet and provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact comct.listing@justice.gov.uk.

1.2 Hybrid hearings

This is a public hearing which will be taking place in court, with witness evidence being heard by video link. The hearing will also be available to members of the media and the public in England and Wales who wish to witness the hearing over the internet. Those seeking access should provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact comct.listing@justice.gov.uk.

1.3 Remote hearings before the Admiralty Registrar

Remote hearing via MS Teams. For details on accessing the hearing, please contact admiralty.registrar@justice.gov.uk. Any party who attends the hearing in person at the Rolls Building should contact a member of staff in the List Office who will then connect them to the remote hearings.

1.4 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

1.5 Admiralty Court cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 2:20pm

No hearings.

2. Business List (Chancery Division)

2.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

2.2 Remote hearings before a Chancery Master

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the remote hearing they should contact chancery.mastersappointments@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

2.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

2.4 Business List cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 1:39pm

Judge Time Venue Type Case number Case name
Mr Justice Fancourt 10:30am The Rolls Building, Court 15 - Overspill Court 14 Chancery Trial HC-2000-000003 Various v MGN Limited
Sarah Worthington DBE KC sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge 10:30am Remotely via email Judgment BL-2020-002146 Hikari Miso (UK) Limited v Knibbs and others
Master Marsh (sitting in retirement) 2pm Remotely via MS Teams Judgment BL-2022-001415 Midi France Telecom SAS v Visa Europe Limited

3. Chancery Appeals (Chancery Division)

3.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

3.2 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

3.3 Chancery Appeals cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 1:41pm

No hearings.

4. Commercial Court (King’s Bench Division)

4.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

The hearing will be available to representatives of the media, on their request, and therefore will be a hearing conducted in public in accordance with CPR PD51Y. It will be organised and conducted using MS Teams (unless otherwise stated). Any media representative (or any other member of the public) wishing to witness the hearing will need to do so over the internet and provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact comct.listing@justice.gov.uk.

4.2 Hybrid hearings

This is a public hearing which will be taking place in court, with witness evidence being heard by video link. The hearing will also be available to members of the media and the public in England and Wales who wish to witness the hearing over the internet. Those seeking access should provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact comct.listing@justice.gov.uk.

4.3 Remote hearings before the Admiralty Registrar

Remote hearing via MS Teams. For details on accessing the hearing, please contact admiralty.registrar@justice.gov.uk. Any party who attends the hearing in person at the Rolls Building should contact a member of staff in the List Office who will then connect them to the remote hearings.

4.4 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

4.5 Commercial Court cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 2:20pm

No hearings.

5. Competition List (Chancery Division)

5.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

5.2 Remote hearings before a Chancery Master

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the remote hearing they should contact chancery.mastersappointments@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

5.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

5.4 Competition List cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 1:41pm

No hearings.

6. Companies Winding Up (Chancery Division)

6.1 Company Insolvency Pro Bono Scheme

The Company Insolvency Pro Bono Scheme provides free legal advice and/or representation in court on Wednesdays. If you have a case listed in the winding up court, please come to Consultation Room 17 on the 2nd Floor of the Rolls Building to speak with a barrister on Wednesday morning. You can also email in advance on companyinsolvency@city.ac.uk.

6.2 Companies Winding Up cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 1:05pm

No hearings.

7. Financial List (Chancery Division/King’s Bench Division/Commercial Court)

7.1 Remote hearings before a Judge of the Chancery Division

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

7.2 Remote hearings before a Judge of the Commercial Court

The hearing will be available to representatives of the media, on their request, and therefore will be a hearing conducted in public in accordance with CPR PD51Y. It will be organised and conducted using MS Teams (unless otherwise stated). Any media representative (or any other member of the public) wishing to witness the hearing will need to do so over the internet and provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact comct.listing@justice.gov.uk.

7.3 Hybrid hearings

This is a public hearing which will be taking place in court, with witness evidence being heard by video link. The hearing will also be available to members of the media and the public in England and Wales who wish to witness the hearing over the internet. Those seeking access should provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact comct.listing@justice.gov.uk.

7.4 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

7.5 Financial List cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 2:20pm

No hearings..

8. Insolvency & Companies Court List (Chancery Division)

8.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

8.2 Remote hearings before an Insolvency and Companies Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing, they should contact the ICC judges’ clerks at rolls.icl.hearings1@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

8.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

8.4 Insolvency & Companies Court cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 3.27pm

Judge Time Venue Type Case number Case name
Mr Justice Richard Smith 2pm Remotely via MS Teams Consequentials/Further Arguments CR-2021-000469 FMC Law Ltd  
Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Prentis 10.30am or as soon as thereafter The Rolls Building, hearing room 9 ICC interim list BR-2021-000129 Siepcke Boomdjike  
Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Prentis 10.30am or as soon as thereafter The Rolls Building, hearing room 9 ICC interim list CR-2022-001885 Admiralty Arch (UK) Limited  
Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Prentis 10.30am or as soon as thereafter The Rolls Building, hearing room 9 ICC interim list CR-2022-001885 Hawkwing Plc  
Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Prentis 10.30am or as soon as thereafter The Rolls Building, hearing room 9 ICC interim list CR-2023-002270 Re a company  
Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Prentis 10.30am or as soon as thereafter The Rolls Building, hearing room 9 ICC interim list CR-2023-001756 Southend United Football Club Limited (The)  
Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Prentis 10:30am or as soon as thereafter The Rolls Building, hearing room 9 ICC interim list CR-2023-002053 Xavi & Co Ltd  

9. Intellectual Property List (Chancery Division)

9.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

9.2 Remote hearings before a Chancery Master

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the remote hearing they should contact chancery.mastersappointments@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

9.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

9.4 Intellectual Property cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 1:41pm

No hearings.

10. Intellectual property and Enterprise Court

10.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

10.2 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

10.3 Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court cause list

Last updated: 2 June 2023 1:42pm

No hearings.

11. Patents Court (Chancery Division)

11.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

11.2 Remote hearings before a Chancery Master

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the remote hearing they should contact chancery.mastersappointments@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

11.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

11.4 Patents Court Guide

The “Patents Court Guide” was reissued on 7 July 2008 and revised on 24 February 2010. Note that links are provided from the guide to various intellectual property sites. If you have any enquiries or useful information you would like displayed please contact Pauline Drewett by email at pauline.drewett@justice.gov.uk.

11.5 Patents Court cause list

List updated 2 June 2023 1:43pm

No hearings.

12. Interim Applications List (Chancery Division)

Parties should contact the clerk to the Interim Judge, Mr Justice Trower, at jas.kahlon@Justice.gov.uk as early as possible.

An application should not be listed before the Interim Applications Judge unless the overall time required to deal with the application is 2 hours or less. The 2 hour maximum includes the judge’s pre-reading time, the hearing of the application, delivery of judgment and time for dealing with costs. If the judge considers that the estimate will exceed the 2 hour limit it may be stood out of the interim applications list.

12.1 Interim Applications cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 1:43pm

Judge Time Venue Type Case number Case name
Mr Justice Trower 10:30am The Rolls Building, Court 10 Interim Applications List    

13. London Circuit Commercial Court (King’s Bench Division)

13.1 Remote hearings in the London Circuit Commercial Court

The hearing will be available to representatives of the media, on their request, and therefore will be a hearing conducted in public in accordance with CPR PD51Y. It will be organised and conducted using MS Teams (unless otherwise stated). Any media representative (or any other member of the public) wishing to witness the hearing will need to do so over the internet and provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact comct.listing@justice.gov.uk.

13.2 Hybrid hearings

This is a public hearing which will be taking place in court, with witness evidence being heard by video link. The hearing will also be available to members of the media and the public in England and Wales who wish to witness the hearing over the internet. Those seeking access should provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact comct.listing@justice.gov.uk.

13.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

13.4 London Circuit Commercial Court cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 2:20pm

No hearings.

14. Pensions List (Chancery Division)

14.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

14.2 Remote hearings before a Chancery Master

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the remote hearing they should contact chancery.mastersappointments@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

14.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

14.4 Pensions List cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 1:47pm

No hearings.

15. Property, Trusts and Probate (Chancery Division)

15.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

15.2 Remote hearings before a Chancery Master

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the remote hearing they should contact chancery.mastersappointments@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

15.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

15.4 Property, Trusts and Probate cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 3:16pm

Judge Time Venue Type Case number Case name
Master Kaye 10:30am Remotely via MS Teams Costs and case management conference PT-2022-000917 Rapco (Nominees) Limited and Rapco (Nominees No 2) Limited v SI Properties Limited and others
Master McQuail 10:30am The Rolls Buildings, Hearing Room 5 Disposal hearing PT-2019-000520 Hanspaul and others v Wearing and another
Master Brightwell 11am The Rolls Buildings, Hearing Room 2 Disposal hearing PT-2022-000829 Paris Smith Trust Corporation Limited v Doyle
Master Clark 2pm Remotely via MS Teams Charging order PT-2019-000314 Rainey v Weller and others
Master Kaye 2:30pm Remotely via MS Teams Directions hearing PT-2023-000214 Long v Hadgkiss hughes and beale
Deputy Master Rhys sitting on behalf of Master Clark 10:30am Remotely via MS Teams Directions hearing PT-2022-000198 Blue Cross v Cotterill

16. Revenue List (Chancery Division)

16.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the hearing they should contact the listing office chanceryjudgeslisting@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

16.2 Remote hearings before a Chancery Master

If a representative of the media or member of the public wishes to attend the remote hearing they should contact chancery.mastersappointments@justice.gov.uk who will put them in touch with the relevant person.

16.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

16.4 Revenue List cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 1:48pm

No hearings.

17. Technology and Construction Court (King’s Bench Division)

17.1 Remote hearings before a High Court Judge

The hearing will be available to representatives of the media, on their request, and therefore will be a hearing conducted in public in accordance with CPR PD51Y. It will be organised and conducted using Microsoft Teams. Any media representative (or any other member of the public) wishing to witness the hearing will need to do so over the internet and provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact tcc.listing@justice.gov.uk.

17.2 Hybrid hearings

This is a public hearing which will be taking place in court, with witness evidence being heard by video link. The hearing will also be available to members of the media and the public in England and Wales who wish to witness the hearing over the internet. Those seeking access should provide an email address at which to be sent an appropriate link for access. Please contact tcc.listing@justice.gov.uk.

17.3 Remote judgments

Remote hand-down: This judgment will be handed down remotely by circulation to the parties or their representatives by email and release to The National Archives. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down should be available on The National Archives website shortly thereafter but can otherwise be obtained on request by email to the Judicial Office press.enquiries@judiciary.uk

17.4 Technology and Construction Court cause list

List updated: 2 June 2023 2:20pm

No hearings.

18. Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) List (Chancery Division)

See the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) hearing list (Chancery Division).

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