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Conducting a remote hearing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic—practical insights

Conducting a remote hearing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic—practical insights
Published on: 17 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Conducting a remote hearing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic—practical insights
  • What electronic platforms are available for remote hearings, and how can practitioners pick the best one?
  • Use of technology and documents during the hearing
  • Should hearings be adjourned rather than being conducted remotely? What if the parties are not able to join remotely?
  • What practical steps are required prior to the hearing itself?
  • Practical tips for the hearing itself
  • Can a transcript be obtained?
  • Methods of broadcasting a remote hearing

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has necessitated restrictions on attending court in person, the courts have had to shift to conducting many hearings entirely remotely. Dan Wyatt, senior associate, and Amanda Wadey, head of practice development at RPC, discuss practical steps that practitioners should take to make remote hearings a success. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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