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March Court User Meeting

  |   Events, Latest News

Local practitioners are invited to HHJ George's first court user meeting, scheduled for 4:30pm on Thursday 14th March 2019 in Court 7 at Leicester County Court, Wellington Street. Further details have been circulated by email. ...

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Family Justice Day 2018

  |   Events, Latest News

9th November 2018: Save the date for this year's Family Justice Day.   Entitled "Alternative Approaches to Current Practice: Ideas and Innovation", the poster can be downloaded here.   The online booking system will be live soon, with details to follow....

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Bundle Warning

  |   Latest News, Updates from the Bench

Practitioners and court users should note that a revised PD27A will come into effect on 23rd July 2018.   The bundle practice direction remains largely unchanged, however there are some significant amendments which relate in particular to a new page limit being imposed on certain categories of...

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Order! Order!

  |   Events, Latest News, Updates from the Bench

Following consultation earlier this year, the President of the Family Division has released numerous comprehensive draft standard orders for use in all family proceedings.   It is important for practitioners to note the Practice Guidance issued in respect of the use of the orders.  Use is not...

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Newsletter May 2018

  |   Latest News, Updates from the Bench

Our local Circuit Judge "team" of HHJ Handley, HHJ George and (our newest addition) HHJ Godwin have today issued a joint Newsletter, updating practitioners on performance and issuing a few timely reminders of best practice.   Of particular note is the need for advocates to be ready...

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