Closure of Courts

Inevitably a decision has been made to close over half of the Courts. Essentially the Courts are now on shutdown and it remains to be seen whether fee paid judges will be kept on during this period. It is understandable why this decision was made as many Court staff...

Covid19

Please get in touch if you need a copy of the sickness guidance for judicial office holders re Covid19. Thanks
MOJ budget winner?

MOJ budget winner?

HM Treasury is expected to announce a £100m justice package in the budget. The chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak said, ‘we will go even further with new funding to toughen up community sentences, crack down on domestic abuse and provide victims with the...
Proposed Housing Dispute Service

Proposed Housing Dispute Service

In a report published this week, Justice proposes creating a Housing Dispute Service, which fuses elements of problem-solving, investigative, holistic and mediative models used elsewhere in the justice system. There is very little chance of these well meaning...
Coronavirus and the Courts

Coronavirus and the Courts

Advice on the coronavirus is updated on the judicial intranet: https://intranet.judiciary.uk/2020/03/05/message-from-the-lord-chief-justice-and-the-senior-president-of-tribunals-coronavirus-covid-19/ Some members like society as a whole are worried about coronavirus...