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Practical Guidance regarding Video Hearings

Date:23 APR 2020
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Many court hearings are currently being conducted by telephone or video link. This guide provides useful tips and advice on preparing for and attending a video hearing.

What information will the Court need before my video hearing?

  • You will need to provide the Court with your e-mail address. The day before the hearing the Court will e-mail you a web link to join the video hearing.


  • If you have instructed a Solicitor your Solicitor will provide the Court with your preferred e-mail address (if this isn’t the e-mail address which your Solicitor has on their file for you then you should let your Solicitor know in advance of the hearing date).

What can I do to prepare for my video hearing?

  • The Court will usually conduct the video hearing using Skype for Business. You must download Skype for Business software on the device you will use to join the hearing. Skype for Business is free to download. Check this step by step guidance on how to download it for your device.


  • Make sure that your device is fully charged and you are connected to the internet in...

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