UK 18 March: All The Latest Law / Legal Coronavirus Updates From The Law Gazette

Coronavirus latest: Longer trials halted but hearings continue – LCJ

Lord chief justice says we must ‘make every effort’ to maintain a functioning court system.

Coronavirus Bill: What it will say on courts and justice

Emergency measure will expand availability of video and audio links in court proceedings.

Coronavirus: Law centres limit face-to-face advice

Centres say wellbeing of clients, staff and volunteers is important as services shift towards phone and email.

Coronavirus: Bar calls for halt on all hearings

All in-person hearings across all jurisdictions should be suspended, Bar Council says.

Coronavirus: Judge imposes emergency measures

Designated family judge for Berkshire said physical presence in court should be ‘kept to a minimum’.

Lawyers secure first known coronavirus court order

Judge grants request for parties to agree time extensions without further court order.

Coronavirus: Stop jury trials, says Bar Council

Requiring groups of strangers to gather closely together is contrary to government advice, says Amanda Pinto QC.