Lead times and daily listing

This page contains information for when a case proceeding in the Chancery Division may be listed for a hearing. These are estimates only, and the actual lead times may differ. It also provides information about current daily listings across the Division as a whole.

Estimate lead times in the Chancery Division

Lead times for trials before a High Court Judge:

Length of trialEstimated hearing dateFinal day for appointment to fix trial date
1 to 2 days[date][date]
Between 2 and 5 days[date][date]
Between 5 and 10 days[date][date]
Over 10 days[date][date]

Lead times for application hearings before a High Court Judge:

Time estimateEstimated hearing dateFinal day for appointment to fix application date
Half a day or less[date][date]
1 day[date][date]
More than 1 day[date][date]

Lead times for hearings before Chancery Masters:

Length of hearingEstimated hearing dateFinal day for appointment to fix hearing
1 hr[date][date]
2 hrs[date][date]
1 day[date][date]
Over 1 day[date][date]


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.

These lists provide daily hearing information for:

  • Admiralty Court
  • Business List
  • Chancery Appeals
  • Commercial Court
  • Competition List
  • Financial List
  • Insolvency & Companies Court
  • Intellectual Property List
  • Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court
  • Patents Court
  • Interim Applications List
  • Property, Trusts and Probate
  • Revenue List
  • Technology and Construction Court
  • Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) List