The Lord Chancellor, Robert Buckland QC MP, today (Friday 4 June) outlined a court and tribunals recovery plan in a speech given at the Law Society. 

He thanked the “hidden heroes” of the pandemic, “Those who have worked so hard... court and tribunal staff, the judiciary, and many others working across the justice system…[and] legal professionals working across all our jurisdictions”. 

Law Society president I. Stephanie Boyce commented: “I echo the Lord Chancellor’s praise of the hidden heroes of the legal profession – solicitors, barristers, judges and other court professionals’ outstanding efforts have kept the wheels of justice turning during the pandemic.

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