The following Dispute Resolution practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Note: this Practice Note deals with the preparation of bundles for trial. For information on preparing bundles for interim applications, see Practice Note: Application hearings—Application bundles and for the Commercial Court, see Practice Note: Commercial Court—interim applications. For information on preparing bundles for an appeal, see Practice Notes: Appeals to the County Court or the High Court—the appeal bundle, Appeals to the Court of Appeal—bundles and Supreme Court—appeal hearing.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary has published a protocol to aid civil courts in conducting remote hearings as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The protocol applies in the County Court, High Court, and Court of Appeal (Civil Division), including the Business and Property Courts, and provides guidance on preparing electronic bundles for hearings and trials (see paragraphs 24 to 26 of the protocol). The remote hearing protocol was published on 20 March 2020 and updated on 26 March 2020. For further detail, see: LNB News 23/03/2020 89—Guidance on civil court hearings issued in light of coronavirus (COVID-19) and LNB News 01/04/2020 71—Guidance on civil court hearings issued in light of coronavirus (COVID-19) updated. For detailed guidance on the use of audio and video-conferencing for hearings during the coronavirus pandemic, see Practice Note: Remote attendance at court—video-conferencing and telephone hearings—Use of audio and video-conferencing for hearings in times of Coronavirus (COVID-19). For guidance
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