COVID operating hours controversy

The criminal bar has instructed heavyweight law firm Mishcon de Reya to help it fight controversial proposals to extend Covid-19 operating hours to more courts. HM Courts & Tribunals Service is considering rolling out the model from January. A rapid consultation...

Nightingale Courts

Nine more Nightingale courtrooms are due to open by the end of January, with libraries, theatres and town halls to be used for non-custodial cases. Birmingham Library and Repertory Theatre and Lancaster Town Hall have begun hearing cases from today, and venues in...