The Honourable Barry Leon publishes article on Virtual Proceedings

Author: Reporter
In: News Published: Saturday 11 April 2020


The article, entitled 'Virtual proceedings are here: Now to do them effectively', was published on 8 April 2020 in The Lawyer's Daily, a Canadian daily legal newspaper. The article discusses the use of professional virtual proceeding services, including in particular, an experienced technical/legal person — a “virtual proceeding specialist” — to handle the technology. 

The article can be read here.

A Twitter post about the article, can be read here.

In a separate article, published on 8 April 2020 and entitled 'UK judges tweak insolvency practice direction in face of lockdown', the Honourable Barry Leon is quoted on the subject of virtual hearings and the new Insolvency Practice Direction. This article is published in the Global Restructuring Review (GRR) and written by GRR's editor Kyriaki Karadelis. GRR is a sister publication to Global Arbitration Review (GAR). In the article, it notes that the Practice Direction provides for various forms of hearings by electronic means and on paper, including dealing with virtual hearings.

The Global Restructuring Review article can be read here.

The Global Restructuring Review home page can be viewed here.