The legal year and term dates

The term dates for the legal year apply to sittings in the High Court and Court of Appeal only, and are fixed in accordance with the Practice Direction which supplements Part 39 of the Civil Procedure Rules available on the Ministry of Justice website

Find the term dates for the previous, current and upcoming legal years.

History The service in Westminster Abbey dates back to the middle ages when judges prayed for guidance at the start of the ...

During the legal terms Court of Appeal Judges and High Court Judges are expected to devote themselves to judicial business throughout the ...