Live Streaming Court Hearings

It won’t have Netflix and Sky quaking in its boots but it is possible to watch court hearings in the Supreme Court online. The Supreme court has been live streaming streaming court hearings for a number of years but it is only the court proceedings involving the...

County Court Opening Hours

County Court Opening Hours – Manchester & Brentford The County Court opening hours are about to change in relation to civil work at the County Court at Manchester and London’s Brentford County Court. Usually court hearings run from 10am to 4pm. Sometimes...

County Court Judgement

What Is A County Court Judgement? A County Court Judgement is an order of the court, compelling someone or something, to take a particular action. Usually, a County Court Judgement is for a specific sum of money, so the court has ordered someone to pay the other...

County Court Money Claims Centre Performance

There have been recent reports of the differing limbs of the court system struggling to get through work. Thankfully for small claims matters, the County Court Money Claims Centre and County Court Business Centre, are performing fairly well in terms of turnaround of...

Litigants in person to get assistance under CPR

Under proposed changes to the court rules, represented parties are to help their opponents out. It is very common that parties involved in small claims litigation do not have legal representation, whether by a solicitor or barrister. This is because it is usually very...

Judge Falls Asleep During A Hearing

There was a rather embarrassing news report about a Judge falling asleep during a court hearing. Mrs Justice Parker was according to the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office, given ‘formal advice’ over the incident. She has not therefore been reprimanded or...