THE FIRST VIRTUAL TRIAL IN THE COMMERCIAL COURT – READ ALL ABOUT IT
There is an interesting article by Stewarts about an ongoing trial in the commercial court that is continuing remotely.
The trial of National Bank of Kazakhstan & Others v The Bank of New York Mellon & Ors is continuing remotely. Mr Justice Teare stated:-
“The courts exist to resolve disputes and, as I noted this morning, the guidance given by the Lord Chief Justice is very clear. The default position now, in all jurisdictions, must be that hearings should be conducted with one, more than one, or all participants attending remotely.”
The trial started on the 26th March. Live streaming from the Commercial Court may be possible. Transcripts of the trial are being put up daily are available here.