Tribunals & Courts

Road map to recovery: ET bodies share 2021 – 2022 vision with ‘realistic optimism’

Heavy reliance to be placed on video and telephone hearings to clear post-pandemic backlog

‘Justice depends on government’: Peers publish damning report

The quality of justice is increasingly at risk and it’s the government’s fault, peers have concluded in a comprehensive report

Civil justice backlog: Peers call for urgent measures

Government must act urgently to address the case backlog in the family and civil courts, peers said in a new report

30 Mar 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Considerably more legal aid funding needed, say peers

MoJ must invest much more to legal aid 'to meet the reality of need', say peers

Justice backlog: MPs have little confidence in MoJ

The MoJ has lost its way – that’s the underlying message from a damning report from MPs

Employment claims backlog is ‘just the start’

Claimants in the employment tribunal are now facing up to 46 weeks for their hearings during lockdown, it has been revealed. 

15 Mar 2021 | Employment

Covid in court

Confirmed cases of covid-19 across 95 court locations were found between 26 January and 19 February 2021, involving 82 court staff, 16 judges, 13 jurors an

11 Mar 2021 | Legal services

Judges to retire at 75 to reflect social change and support courts in crisis

Mandatory retirement age of judges, magistrates and coroners to increase from 70 to 75

2021 Budget does little to quench thirst of ‘legal aid deserts’

£450m provided to support justice system in England and Wales

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