Tribunals & Courts

Family solutions group calls for child-centred approach away from the courts

A report makes sweeping recommendations including the creation of a support framework for children and young people whose parents separate

12 Nov 2020 | Children

Depp 3-week libel trial was 'unacceptable' use of court time

Johnny Depp's three-week High Court libel case against The Sun has prompted criticism at “unnecessary” use of court time

Judicial appointment for young solicitor

A young, BAME solicitor has been appointed as a deputy master in High Court’s Chancery Division

13 Oct 2020 | Career development

Covid-19 laws disproportionately impact the vulnerable, says Law Society

A report has highlighted that emergency covid-19 laws have had a disproportionate impact on society’s most vulnerable

Further measures to tackle criminal case backlog

The MoJ has announced new measures including eight new Nightingale courts to deal with the significant criminal case backlog

HMCTS asks court users to wear face coverings from today

HMCTS asks all court users in England to wear face coverings in court and tribunals buildings from today (27 July).

27 Jul 2020 | Covid-19

Remote hearings: well-being has ‘gone out the window’

Significant concerns around the fairness of remote family court hearings and access to technology have been identified by a snap consultation

07 May 2020 | Covid-19

Remote hearings: ‘mute the misbehaving’

A snap consultation on remote hearings in the family courts has been launched, while separately there are reports of litigants in remote hearings verbally

New government must take justice issues seriously, says junior lawyers

Charlotte Parkinson, the new chair of the Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) and a solicitor at Addleshaw Goddard challenges the incoming Conservative governmen

16 Dec 2019 | Tribunals & Courts

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