Practice Note – Listing Issues Resolution Hearings

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Although Leicester has performed impressively within the last year in reducing the average duration of public law cases, and many cases are now concluding within the statutory 26-week time limit, unfortunately court lists and the availability of final hearing dates is hampering this progress.


I have issued a practice note in relation to the listing of the IRH: all parties and the court should aim to list the IRH between week 18-20 wherever possible.  Hopefully this will allow for the earlier resolution of cases which need to be timetabled to a final hearing.


The practice note can be downloaded here.