Cloud video platform

Cloud Video Platform Demonstration Sessions Following requests made by UKAFPJ, HMCTS are setting up demonstration sessions for fee-paid judges relating to how CVP works and the judge’s role within the hearing. These will be circuit-based and will be advertised...

Hardship Scheme

Please find attached details of a scheme announced today on the Judicial Intranet to support fee-paid judicial office holders who are facing genuine financial hardship due to the current crisis. Please note there is an email address for all queries about the scheme:...

Webinar 18 May 2020 remote hearings

Seminar on Remote Hearings: The systems involved, how to use them, and practical tips Webinar on Remote Hearings The webinar on remote hearings scheduled for Monday has been cancelled/postponed. We apologise for the inconvenience, but there is new guidance coming out,...

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...