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Family Division of the High Court hearing list

A list of hearings before the Family Division in the Royal Courts of Justice.

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Family Division Cause List 2 March 2021

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Judges will sit as judges of the Family Court and Court of Protection.

The following list is subject to change until 4.30pm. Any alterations after this time will be telephoned or emailed direct to the parties or their legal representatives.

Family Division

At present, and unless otherwise stated in the daily cause list, hearings in the Family Court are being conducted remotely. Accredited members of the press, legal bloggers or members of the public who wish to attend a remote hearing should email their request to rcj.familyhighcourt@justice.gov.uk who will provide the email details of the associates team.

Please can requests be emailed the day before the hearing or, if possible, no later than 9:30am on the day of the hearing.

The present arrangements will be kept under review

Court of Protection

At present, and unless otherwise stated in the daily cause list, hearings in the Court of Protection are being conducted remotely. Accredited members of the press, legal bloggers or members of the public who wish to attend a remote hearing should email their request to rcj.familyhighcourt@justice.gov.uk who will provide the email details of the associates team.

Please can requests be emailed the day before the hearing or, if possible, no later than 9:30am on the day of the hearing.

The present arrangements will be kept under review

Tipstaff

If your application requres the services of the Tipstaff, please telephone 020 7947 6200 or 020 7947 6713 and speak to the Tipstaff before attending court or making your application.

  1. Unlisted applications may only be made to the Applications Court if they are urgent, and the urgency arises from some very recent development or circumstance. An application must not be made to the Applications Court simply because it is not on notice to the other party or parties, unless it is urgent as defined above. All other applications, whether on notice or not, must first be issued, with a proper time estimate, and listed on a date given by the Clerk of the Rules.

  2. Except in circumstances of extreme urgency, applications must be made at 10:30am and not at any later time.

  3. No application may be made to the High Court Applications Court which is capable of being made to a lower tier of judge.

Judgments

Covid-19 protocol: Judgments will be handed down by the judge remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives and any litigants in person by email. The date and time for hand-down will be deemed to be 10:30am on the date listed. A copy of the judgment in final form as handed down will be automatically sent to the advocates and any litigants in person shortly afterwards.

Published 19 February 2021
Last updated 1 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. Lists for 2 March 2021 published.

  2. ZW21C00078 added to Mr Justice Keehan list.

  3. COP 13588956 Re: UR vacated from Mr Justice Cohen list.

  4. Mr Justice Cohen now has case listed.

  5. Cause list for 1 March 2021 published.

  6. Cause List for 26 February 2021 published

  7. COP 13585739 before Mrs Justice Lieven now in Private

  8. Lists for 25 February 2021 published

  9. Mrs Justice Theis starting at 10am and now in Court 41

  10. Lists for 24 February 2021 published

  11. Lists for 23 February published

  12. Lists for 22 January published

  13. First published.