The Family Team at Crown Office Row propose a series of “Family Forum” meetings providing a rolling program of the latest family law topics taking place every Tuesday afternoon. Join the 1COR Family Law experts discuss some of the key issues facing family law practitioners at this inaugural webinar on 12th May 2020.

Adam Smith will moderate the seminar and chair an open-forum discussion, kicking off with a catch up on what virtual platforms are being used, how they are working and how HMCTS have adapted. Let’s share the highs and lows!

Vanessa Long
will add to the discussion on remote hearings, amidst an ongoing 10 day final hearing which has been using the “Cloud Video Platform” (CVP).
Delia Minoprio
will speak about the developing case law on remote hearings and how they might be applicable to matters involving your clients.

Julie Stather will speak about the opportunities for Online Arbitration in this developing field.

Rachael Claridge will speak about the impact this may be having on our wellbeing and offer some helpful hints as to how to cope with the current changed legal reality.

The latest guidance is that ‘MS teams’ is the preferred platform being adopted by certain local courts. Stuart Taylor (clerk) provides a short ‘how to guideto walk you through the format including usage and set up video hearings, meetings or conferences.

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