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HMCTS operational summary for week commencing Monday 22 February 2021

HMCTS operational summary for week commencing Monday 22 February 2021

HMCTS operational summary for week commencing Monday 22 February 2021 Next week’s update will be issued on Friday 26 February 2021. Updated: This week we opened a new Nightingale court at Manchester Hilton Hotel, which provides 2 additional courtrooms for Crown Court work. Updated: A pilot for the...

Law Society London & SE Relationship Management Team Weekly Update – 19th February, 2021

Law Society London & SE Relationship Management Team Weekly Update – 19th February, 2021

The London & South East Relationship Management team are keen to ensure that key updates and information of relevance are communicated to local law societies, periodically. The Law Society: guidance/best practice on court attendance and member safety In January we wrote to the acting CEO of HMCTS...

Courts & Tribunals Updated Local Restrictions as at 21/12/20

Courts & Tribunals Updated Local Restrictions as at 21/12/20

Further to the Prime Minister’s Tier 4 announcement on Saturday 19 December 2020 and the local restriction tiers in England, the current rules in Wales and local protection levels in Scotland – courts and tribunals continue to operate within COVID-secure guidelines. As an essential public service,...

Sussex Law Society Golf Society News

Sussex Law Society Golf Society News

This has been a strange year for golf.  Due to the First Lockdown and restrictions on numbers, our matches in the early part of the year were cancelled.  Nevertheless, we were able to play two matches – and should be grateful for small mercies. On 2 September 2020, the competition for the historic...

Face Coverings in Courts & Tribunals from 27th July 2020

Face Coverings in Courts & Tribunals from 27th July 2020

From Monday 27 July 2020 we are asking all court and tribunal users to wear a face covering in the public areas of our buildings in England. This move is part of our comprehensive work to minimise COVID-related risks throughout our buildings, and is based on the latest advice from Public Heath England. Individuals...

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