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HMCTS online event, 21 January 2021: Court safety for legal professionals

This event provides information on the arrangements in place at courts and tribunals to meet the Government’s COVID-secure requirements and Public Health guidelines.

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This page has been withdrawn as the event has passed and some guidance may be out of date. You can still watch a recording of the event on our YouTube channel.

Cleaning the doors in court.

The webinar panel included:

  • Paul Harris – Director of Operations, HMCTS (Host)
  • Susanne Howes - Consultant in Health, Public Health England
  • Craig Robb - Deputy Director, Governance and Assurance, HMCTS
  • Mark Evans - Deputy Director, COVID-19 response unit, HMCTS
  • Mark Stewart - Acting Courts and Tribunals Director, HMCTS
  • Will Breame - Deputy Director, COVID-19 Response & Recovery, Central Operations and Tribunals Scotland, HMCTS
  • Louise Alexander - HR Director, HMCTS

HMCTS webinar: Court safety for legal professionals

If you attended, or have watched the recording, it would be great if you could take 2 minutes to fill out our post event survey. This really helps us to improve these events for the future.

We invited questions to be submitted in advance of the webinar. We have published answers to the questions received before and during the online event.

Please also find links to all our current and up-to-date guidance relating to our approach to court and tribunal safety during the coronavirus pandemic:

Published 22 January 2021
Last updated 18 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. updated questions and answers document.

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  3. Operational questions and anwser document updated.

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