COVID-19 and the Civil Courts: the latest position

23 03 2020

There have been a number of publications containing “Guidance” for users of the Civil Courts in England and Wales issued over the last few days. Read the rest of this entry »





Courts: New Judge in Charge of the Jury and Non-Jury Lists

5 05 2015

FoskettThe Judiciary website has disclosed that Mr Justice Foskett (pictured) has been appointed as the Judge in Charge of the Jury and Non-Jury Lists.  The position has remained vacant since the retirement of Mr Justice Tugendhat in June 2014. Read the rest of this entry »





Trial by Television, Lessons from Pretoria – Jonathan McCully

25 04 2014

Oscar Pistorius trialWhether cameras should be allowed into our courtrooms has been a much debated issue for over 20 years. In England and Wales the Supreme Court has been been filmed since its creation in 2009, whilst the Court of Appeal finally let the television cameras in on the 31st October 2013. So why should England and Wales take notice of the media’s handling of the Oscar Pistorius trial? Have we not now accepted cameras in our courts? Read the rest of this entry »