Remote Hearings: An overview of the most recent case law

Practitioners will be only too familiar with the plethora of guidance we have received in recent weeks in connection to remote hearings. ‘The Remote Access Family Court’ guidance by Mr Justice MacDonald, version 4 dated 16th April 2020, is essential reading. Yet court judgments are now filtering through which provide guidance as to how remote hearings should be dealt with.

In this article, Natalie Cross considers two of these judgments:

Re A (Children) (Remote hearing: Care and placement orders) [2020] EWCA Civ 583; and

B (Children) [2020] EWCA Civ 584.

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