Western Circuit

Covid-19 Court Protocols

26th Mar 2020 | Covid19

Table here of our local bar coordinators – please contact for assistance/queries with court/bar liaison for employment tribunals, criminal and family courts.

[UPDATED 31 MARCH 2020] The following court centres have issued protocols for how courts and hearings will proceed during the Covid-19 crisis:

Family Courts in Avon, North Somerset and Gloucestershire

Bournemouth Combined Court

Bristol Crown Court – Table of Hearings (29.03.20)Initial Guidance (25.03.20)and PTPH Info (31.03.20)

Gloucester Crown Court

Portsmouth Public/Family Law Guidance and Template for Remote Hearings

Plymouth Crown Court guidance 26.03.20  and Updated guidance to Lawyers 30.03.20

Southampton Crown Court Protocol and Directions

Swindon Crown Court

Truro Crown Court

CPS Guidance on Appearance at Court via Video or Audio Links

 

NB CRIMINAL PRACTITIONERS – IN RELATION TO ALL COURTS AND ALL HEARINGS YOU NEED TO ENSURE THAT THE CLERK HAS SIGNED YOU INTO “EXHIBIT” – TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE RECORDED AS ATTENDING AND CAN GET PAID FOR YOUR ATTENDANCE.

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Western Circuit