Latest updates from the Courts

24 Mar '20

With the ever evolving situation and new measures being introduced, we are monitoring the latest updates from the Courts. Please find below the latest announcements.

Review of court arrangements due to COVID-19:

Message from the Lord Chief Justice

The Family Courts have published guidance on remote hearings:

Remote Access Family Court Guidance

Guidance for practitioners in the Scottish courts:

Court of Session Guidance

Civil Courts Guidance

Scotland have announced there will be no new criminal jury trials would be commenced or new juries empanelled until further notice

Guidance for practitioners in Northern Ireland:

Message from the Lord Chief Justice

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Employment Tribunals in England & Wales and in Scotland

Message from Presidents of the Employment Tribunals

For more updates

England and Wales: https://www.judiciary.uk/announcement-type/covid-19/

Northern Ireland: https://www.justice-ni.gov.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic-court-business-continuity-arrangements

Scotland: https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/coming-to-court/attending-a-court/coronavirus