Fee-Paid Judicial Pensions Webinar

Following Association requests for further information about the new judicial pensions scheme in so far as it relates to fee-paid judges, and following the Ministry of Justice's initial general webinars on the new judiciary-wide scheme, the MoJ will now be hosting a...

Remote hearing training – last date!

Remote hearings Training The UK Association of Fee Paid Judges is providing a training session giving practical guidance in managing remote hearings, on Saturday 9 October 2021 (morning or afternoon sessions) This has been designed for both inexperienced and...

Judges’ Pay

It is reported that: Judicial pay will not be reviewed this year as the government combats the damage Covid-19 has inflicted on the economy and the labour market. In a letter to Senior Salaries Review Body published today, lord chancellor Robert Buckland said it is...

Remote hearings training

Remote hearings Training Following on from our brief but successful webinar at the start of lockdown, the Association is now providing a training session giving practical guidance in managing remote hearings, on the morning of 27th February (weekend) and again on the...

Courts open

The Law Society Gazette reports that the Courts will remain open during the new Covid-19 restrictions applying across England, the government confirmed last night. Guidelines state that reasonable excuses for leaving home during lockdown include fulfilment of legal...

Tier 4 – Courts remain open

Court bosses today insisted that courts in Tier 4 areas of England will continue to open despite increased restrictions announced over the weekend. Around 17 million people in London and across large parts of the south east were put into Tier 4 by the prime minister...