In this blog, Tim Coates, Head of the Prisoner Escort Custody Service (PECS) and Claire Medhurst, Deputy Director of Intelligent Client Capability at HMCTS, describe the steps that are being taken to ensure custody suites in court are safe for all who use them, as well as the measures in place when producing defendants to a court hearing from prison.
We held our latest show and tell event for the defence community on 26 May, using an online meeting product. This followed our successful Defence Engagement Event at Liverpool QEII Court on the 10 May
I am a Duty Solicitor, an LAA Digital Champion and the CJS Common Platform Programme’s Business Product Owner for the Defence. I’ve been encouraging defence practitioners to get involved and put forward their views and ideas.
We have just delivered installing new presentation screens and ClickShare in over 500 courtrooms. I wanted to talk about this in more detail.
We’ve got one of the best legal systems in the world, but it’s crucial we move with the times and make best use of new technologies to deliver swifter and more efficient justice.
Welcome to this first blog post for ‘Inside HMCTS’, our regular update for stakeholders and customers. This blog aims to replace our various external newsletters that currently provide updates on our programmes and projects