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Northern Circuit Guidance for Remote Hearings

Guidance has been issued by the Northern Circuit in respect of Remote Hearings.  Please see the note below for further details

 

HMCTS weekly update 18th May, 2020

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MINSHULL STREET CROWN COURT AUTHORISED TO START TRIALS

To read the note from His Honour Judge Potter, Resident Judge, Minshull Street Crown Court please click the link HERE  

 

HMCTS weekly operational update 18th May, 2020

 

HMCTS weekly operational update – 3rd May, 2020

 

FINANCIAL REMEMDIES COURT NOTE FROM HH JUDGE HAIGH

A 2nd note will be circulating to the financial remedy judges (making clear that it is not guidance and certainly not intended to interfere with their judicial discretion) and the divorce team at the CJC. Would members please note the key headline messages His Honour Judge Haigh would like to get across to practitioners, which are: […]

 

NEW DIRECTION FROM PRESIDING JUDGE, NORTHERN CIRCUIT, GREATER MANCHESTER’S CROWN COURTS

A new direction from the Presiding Judge of this Circuit together with our local guidance relating to dealing with defendant’s on bail can be found at the two links below. These relate to the intention to expand the variety of work that can be dealt with at Greater Manchester’s Crown Courts. Presider’s direction revised list […]

 

COVID-19 TESTING EXTENDED TO THOSE SOLICITORS WHO ARE KEY WORKERS

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that those solicitors who are recognised as key workers (as set out on The Law Society’s website here) are eligible for COVID-19 testing. The Government portal is available here. All firms that are registering as employers via the portal must indicate that they employ some essential staff who are working with […]

 

FOURTH BUSINESS MONITOR SURVEY IN ASSOCIATION WITH GMCCI, PRO MANCHESTER AND MANCHESTER LAW SOCIETY

The results of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s fourth Business Monitor survey supported by Manchester Law Society and pro-manchester show the scale of economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic on local businesses. The latest data set shows that the trend of low customer demand, cash flow pressures and business concerns continue. Most businesses (83%) are still worried about […]

 

ISSUES OBTAINING BUSINESS RATES GRANTS

One of our members, Habib Rahman, Chairman of Alison Law Solicitors is interested to hear from members regarding any issues that you may be facing in obtaining Business Rates grants.   In particular, he is interested to hear from other members who are currently not entitled to small business rate relief for their premises.    […]