Update from the Court of Appeal - 12 August 2020

The Court of Appeal/ Te Kōti Pīra o Aotearoa has provided counsel with an updated COVID practice note. 

Counsel may elect to attend hearings either: in person, by AVL from a local Court or, by VMR from home or office.  Please refer to the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal Remote Hearings Protocol (May 2020) and a guide on how to use VMR.  

In the coming weeks, if required, the Court of Appeal’s Judicial Resource Manager/Deputy Registrar,  Richard McKenna will send email communications to counsel about their preferred mode of appearance for specific cases. These communications will contain further details about the hearing/s.

Please don’t hesitate to email Richard  if you have any queries or phone on 04 914 3540.

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