Specialist appeals—pre October 2012 [Archived]
Specialist appeals—pre October 2012 [Archived]

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Specialist appeals—pre October 2012 [Archived]
  • Introduction
  • Appeals heard in the Queen's Bench Division
  • Appeals heard in the Chancery Division
  • Appeals to a county court
  • Third party intervention in statutory appeals

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.

NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL NOTICE WAS FILED OR PERMISSION TO APPEAL WAS OBTAINED BEFORE 1 OCTOBER 2012, THIS PRACTICE NOTE IS FOR HISTORIC PURPOSES ONLY.

Further, the CPR rules and practice directions referred to in this guidance will link through to the existing provisions and not those effective before 1 October 2012. For the pre-October 2012 provisions, please see the attached pdf documents.

CPR 52 (old) PDF Format

CPR PD 52 (old) PDF Format

Introduction

The CPR contains guidelines on specialist appeals to different divisions of the High Court. The procedure for these appeals is slightly different in each case. This note provides a series of links to the part of the practice direction to Part 52 that deals with those appeals. The provisions should be read in conjunction with the basic appeals procedure set out in CPR Part 52.

Appeals heard in the Queen's Bench Division

The following types of appeals are heard in the Queen's Bench division.

Statutory appeals

  1. appeals under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995

  2. appeals against decisions affecting the registration of architects and health care professionals

  3. appeals from the Secretary of State under the Consumer Credit Act 1974

  4. appeals under the Pensions Appeal Tribunal Act 1943