Some much-needed clarity on the hearings and types of work that the county courts will prioritise during the ongoing lockdown. 

The published list is split between:

(a) Work that "must" be done, and; 

(b) Work that "could" be done.  

The aim is to ensure that the most urgent cases are still processed quickly. This follows a series of other relevant announcements by HMCTS, available here:

Further emergency changes and guidance is expected across various parts of the justice system. Watch this space for updates.