Law Society president, David Greene, discusses recent concerns solicitors have raised on the potential risks they face when attending court.
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We've called for urgent action including a possible two-week pause of non-custodial court work amid escalating safety concerns.
Following the announcement of a third lockdown, it's confirmed that the work of courts and tribunals continues as an essential public service.
We are seeking assurance that court building arrangements continue to be appropriate following the new COVID-19 regulations and the variant strain.