The Court of Appeal

Information, listings, legal guidance, speeches, biographies of the judges, judgments and history of the court.

The Court of Appeal is the highest court within the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and deals only with appeals from other courts or tribunals.

It is divided into two Divisions, criminal and civil, and is based at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. The judges of the Court of Appeal are the Lord Chief Justice, the Master of the Rolls, the President of the Queen’s Bench Division, the President of the Family Division, the Chancellor of the High Court and the Lord or Lady Justices (currently 38 in number).

Details of the careers to date of the Lord and Lady Justices of Appeal and the Heads of Division who sit in ...

The Court of Appeal was created formally in 1875. Find out how it evolved – and continues to do so today.   ...

Civil, Criminal and Family procedure rules and their related practice directions.

Published by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service.

Published by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service.

The latest judgments from the Criminal and Civil Divisions of the Court of Appeal are published on this site.

Read speeches by Court of Appeal judges The Rt Hon. The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales ...