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Working through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Like all of you, Members and staff at Falcon Chambers have moved to a largely digital existence. Here, we explain how we have adjusted our working lives, set out our experiences of interacting with Courts and Tribunals, and explain the various technical fixes we have found useful.

Contacting Falcon Chambers: find how to contact and instruct us at the moment

In order to comply with Government advice, Chambers is currently not receiving visitors or deliveries in the usual way. That includes DX and post. Chambers remains open for business, Read More...

Life in Chambers: find out what we are doing to deal with lockdown here.

Falcon Chambers no longer receives deliveries, and has few staff or Members on site for the time being.  For the most part before this crisis developed, instructions were received Read More...

Coping with Hearings: for our experience with various Courts and Tribunals.

We have all had to get used to coping not merely with new practice directions for dealing remotely with hearings for this pandemic, but also with each type of tribunal Read More...

Video Conferencing: we give our experience of the various platforms.

Of course, if the Court requires a hearing to be conducted by Skype (as many do), then that is what we will have to be prepared to do. But we Read More...

Digital Document Assembly: we share our experience of compiling bundles digitally.

The Chancellor’s revised Protocol for the Business and Property Courts dated 19 March 2020 states, in connection with preparations for remote hearings: The parties should, if necessary, prepare an electronic Read More...

Virtual ADR: see how we have adapted our Falcon Chambers dispute resolution service.

With the majority of the Courts and Tribunals in which we practice requiring hearings to take place via video conferencing or by way of written submissions (see Video Conferencing), litigation Read More...