UK: Remote Hearings in England & Wales - Today and Beyond

When:  Nov 3, 2020 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM (GMT)


To ensure discussions are truly peer to peer, this meeting is closed and attendance is limited to ILTA members and prospective members working in law firms or corporate law departments: Non – members who meet this criteria are welcome to attend.

Welcome from Chair (Jeffrey Shapiro)
Featured presentations from: ILTA member, Nicola Gare, Professional Support Lawyer (Dispute Resolution) HFW, and guest presenter, Lucy Greenwood FCIArb, Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow at College of Commercial Arbitrators, and founder of the Greener Arbitrations Campaign.
1. A brief history on the need for remote hearings, from a growing trend to pretty much an explosion resulting from Covid.
2. Sustainability
3. Relevant English court and arbitration Institutional rules etc – high level summary on how best to organise them, including practical tips i.e. use of video conferencing, eBundles etc the pros/cons (e.g. witness evidence)
4. The future - hybrid hearings?

AOB & open discussion with your peers: Submit any questions, comments or suggestions by 5pm BST 13th October 2020

Please attend to contribute or share professional experiences relating to remote trials or any other topic that comes to mind, you can submit questions or comments beforehand to Mercedes (ILTA staff) via the ILTA Europe inbox . If you wish to submit questions anonymously, please indicate this in your email.


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