Author Archive: Carla Jones



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CE Filing Webinar awareness session 12 and 13 May 2021

Are you a Professional Court User of the Business & Property Courts outside London? Do you want a bit more support and information on CE Filing? To support Professional Users in accessing Electronic Filing, The CE File project team have kindly arranged for two¬†free¬†online tutorial events at 10.00 am on the 12th and 13th May, […]


Shieldpay launches trust services offering

  Our MLS Advantage partner, and Leading Third-Party Managed Account (TPMA), corporate escrow and paying agent services provider, Shieldpay, has launched a new trust services offering regulated by HMRC. The expansion is in response to increased demand from the professional services industry for Shieldpay to be involved in higher-value and more complex transactions involving an […]


Note from the DCJ Greater Manchester

In light of recent developments and until further notice, unless the interests of justice require otherwise, hearings will be dealt with remotely or as hybrid hearings. In the first instance, cases already listed for face-to-face hearings will be reviewed by a judge and appropriate directions made. If the court decides to change the format of […]


Private Law Reforms During Covid 19 Pandemic Manchester Proposals

Introduction This document sets out proposed changes to our Private Law process to manage the worrying backlog of private law cases which has developed during the pandemic. Our waiting times across the cluster for FHDRAs as of July 29th 2020 range from 10 weeks to 19 weeks. There is no question but that these delays […]



Solicitors in Manchester are urging people to take advantage of a charity will-writing scheme after demand for wills soars in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Dozens of legal firms in the region have signed up to take part in Will Aid, which officially launched this month, to help meet local need. The initiative helps […]



Our MLS Advantage friends, Conscious are putting on Drag Queen Isolation Bingo! RuPaul’s Drag Race star Charlie Hides will keep you entertained and you could win some fabulous prizes. A number of the Conscious team have done this and have told us that it is GREAT fun. Aimed at everyone 14+ in your family this […]