Common Platform is the case management system being implemented in our criminal courts. It’s at the heart of our large-scale plans to reform the justice system.
As part of our commitment to open justice, we're developing a new service that will modernise and improve how members of the public, the media and legal professionals find court and tribunal hearing lists.
Lisa Shotton, HMCTS Head of Crime (north east), shares the details and benefits of a fully remote court.
Fitting together all the pieces when hearing a murder trial is always challenging for the Crown Court. Add in multiple defendants and the impact of essential safety measures, and the picture becomes even more complicated. Laura Connor outlines helped hear a complex trial in this blog.
When someone close to us dies, applying for probate can be a daunting prospect at a difficult time and we know that a bad experience can add to an already stressful and sensitive situation. Since October 2019 over 60,000 applications …
[English] - [Cymraeg] As restrictions ease and we exit lockdown, I’ve been reflecting on the huge impact of the pandemic on all our lives. It has marked us in ways we could never have imagined. For some of us, it …
Head of user-centred Design, Sam Brierley, blogs on our updated 'Find a court or tribunal’ tool and how this update will improve the service for all users.
Steven Chapman discusses the successes and advancements of MyHMCTS since it's launch in 2020, reviewing the differences made for professional users, additional services on MyHMCTS and support for the future.
Olivia Jorgenson-Aitchison, Head of Public User Engagement at HMCTS explains how members of the public and court users can engage directly with the services we are currently reforming by attending our annual Public User Event, which will be held virtually this year on Tuesday 3 – Thursday 5 November.
A blog post from Andy Graham, Senior Digital Product Manager at HMCTS, who talk about the latest news from the Family Public Law service.