Webinar On Remote Hearings 3 June 2020 10am

Please see the notice below. This is the re-arranged seminar that was previously postponed. If you booked previously, you will need to register again. We look forward to seeing you Seminar on Remote Hearings:  The systems involved, how to use them, and practical tips...

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,...

Judicial Survey

A survey will shortly be undertaken by the Master of the Rolls of all judges actually sitting in the county court, to enable a picture to be obtained of what is being done during the working day, what the nature of it is, and in what way it is being done. This will...

Statement from UKAFPJ Chair

Coronavirus and Fee-Paid Judges I write as Chairman of the UKAFPJ, and on behalf of the Committee, to let you know what we have been doing to promote the interests of fee-paid judges in this difficult time. First, let me say that, as is self-evident, the only purpose...

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...