- Practical tips for remote private client hearings
- Which hearings involving private client disputes are suitable for remote hearings and when is it best to adjourn?
- What technology is being used and how does that look in practice?
- What happens at the hearing?
- How can solicitors best prepare for remote hearings?
- How can instructions to counsel be given during the course of remote hearings?
- What are the pitfalls of remote hearings for private client disputes and how can they be avoided?
Private Client analysis: Ruth Hughes and Eliza Eagling, barristers at 5 Stone Buildings, offer practical advice for remote private client hearings, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Coronavirus has caused many hearings to be adjourned or undertaken remotely by video link or telephone. If this is the new normal then it is substantially different from the previous status quo.
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