Coronavirus (COVID-19) civil court practice—illustrative decisions and FAQs
Coronavirus (COVID-19) civil court practice—illustrative decisions and FAQs

The following Dispute Resolution practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) civil court practice—illustrative decisions and FAQs
  • Attending court during coronavirus
  • Contacting the court during coronavirus
  • Remote hearings during coronavirus
  • Limitation during coronavirus
  • Filing documents at court during coronavirus
  • Serving court documents during coronavirus
  • Managing evidence and disclosure during coronavirus
  • Case progression and management during coronavirus
  • Settlement and ADR during coronavirus
  • More...

This Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners trying to keep up-to-date with and understand the implications of the fast-moving developments relating to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the processes and procedures in the civil courts of England and Wales. It covers illustrative procedural decisions and topic specific Q&As.

This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution

  2. Coronavirus (COVID-19) civil court specific guidance—dispute resolution

This Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners trying to keep up-to-date with and understand the implications of the fast-moving developments relating to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the processes and procedures in the civil courts of England and Wales. It covers illustrative procedural decisions and topic specific Q&As.

Note: this Practice Note offers ‘matter-neutral’ guidance on the procedural implications of the coronavirus on dispute resolution. For guidance on some key substantive and ‘matter-specific’ implications of the coronavirus, see Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit, a description of which is set out Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit below.

Attending court during coronavirus

See Practice Note: Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution—Attending court.

Q&As

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19)—what are the arrangements for contacting courts which are now ‘temporarily suspended’ but which were dealing with ongoing and/or urgent applications?

  2. A key witness (factual and/or expert)/counsel/instructing solicitor is unable/unwilling to travel to and/or attend court due to the risk

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