Remote Access to Justice – practical implications

31st March 2020

Jane Hodgson, Millie Polimac and Tiernan Fitzgibbon of Five Paper update you on the latest information relating to remote hearings.


This is the second in a series of on-going briefings aimed at providing the latest information for social landlords on changes taking place within the civil justice system in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic. We aim to provide as up-to-date information as possible in a rapidly developing situation. This note is accurate as at 9am on Monday 30 March 2020.

In this note we consider:
(i) what is likely to happen to existing hearings;
(ii) what will happen if the court orders that a hearing takes place via telephone or video.

Please click here for the full update.