Coronavirus bulletin, edition 7

Resolution's Coronavirus email bulletin is published twice weekly on Tuesday and Friday.

Coronavirus bulletin, edition 7
Tuesday, 14 April 2020

  • In a joint article National Chair Margaret Heathcote and Chief Executive Colin Jones outline how Resolution is responding to the quickly changing Coronavirus situation. Their message – we are determined to serve you in this time of national crisis.
  • The LAA has expanded how DV requirements may be evidenced to make it easier for victims of domestic and child abuse to access legal aid during the Covid-19 outbreak.
  • A joint letter from the Lord Chief Justice, Master of the Rolls and President of the Family Division to Circuit and District Judges has been published. It looks at the positive and negative experiences relating to remote hearings.
  • HMCTS CEO Susan Acland-Hood writes about recent developments in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Readers are invited to submit questions relating to the operational running of HMCTS during the crisis.
  • Don’t forget to check out Learning at Home, our new hub bringing together digital learning resources which is ideal for people now working remotely.
  • Members are still getting new client queries through the Resolution website. To make sure potential clients can find you;- Login to your account at:
    – Update your bio and include any relevant information about how you are still working through the lockdown and about the online services you can provide.
    – Make sure your firm address and website details are up to date (don’t change your firm address to your home address as this will be displayed publicly)
    – If you wish to temporarily remove your public member profile for the duration of the lockdown, please let us know.