Announcements

Statement regarding defamation cases
|Statements|Media Release
” During the passage of the Bill that became the Defamation Act 2013, Parliament discussed procedural changes to assist with the implementation of the legislation and the policy underlying it. The Civil Procedure Rule Committee ...

Response to Court and Tribunal Reform
|Media Release
Statement from the Lord Chief Justice and Senior President of Tribunals: “Individuals and businesses, domestically and internationally, rely upon our justice system to enforce their rights in a timely manner and to uphold the rule ...





Are the judges too powerful?
|Speeches|Lord Dyson
Mr Bentham was no great admirer of the judiciary. He once said “the same fungus, which when green, is made into Bar, is it not, when dry, made into Bench?” He distrusted the judges. When ...

Statement by The Hallett Review
|Statements|Media Release
On the 12 March 2014 the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland – on the recommendation of the Lord Chief Justice – appointed the Right Honourable Lady Justice Hallett DBE to carry out an independent ...