Julie Greig gives her top tips for virtual court hearings.
Published 19 November 2020
Following a successful inaugural virtual court, the Bail Appeal Court will now convene daily with the presiding appeal sheriff, clerk of court, prosecutor and defence counsel or solicitors all participating remotely.
Published 18 August 2020
Sheriff Principal Derek Pyle's recommendation that virtual courts for summary criminal cases become the default has been described as "absolutely atrocious".
Published 6 July 2020
A lawyer in Scotland's first virtual Sheriff Court hearing has praised the process and suggested areas where it can improve.
Published 13 May 2020
The first virtual hearing in Scotland held as a result of the coronavirus emergency took place yesterday.
Published 22 April 2020