Newcastle Business and Property Courts : Practice Court Scheme Pilot

Specialist Civil Judge of the Property and Business Court (BPC) in Newcastle, His Honour Judge Kramer has circulated an update for the attention of all Newcastle BPC practitioners in relation to the launch of a pilot Practice Court Scheme.

The update, that can be downloaded here, confirms that from 9th April 2021, subject to judicial commitments, a Judge will be available for one hour on most Fridays between 10 to 11am to assist in resolving practice issues arising in relation to BPC cases in the High Court and County Court, the Circuit Commercial Court, and the Technology and Construction Court.

The scheme, which will initially only be available to legally represented parties, will run as a pilot at the Moot Hall, Newcastle, until 30 July 2021 to gauge its effectiveness.  

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