New family court centre opens in East London

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 22 December, 2014

A new family court in East London was today opened by the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, and minister Simon Hughes.

East London Family Court, located in Canary Wharf, is a 12 courtroom centre that will deal with family work, including divorce, child contact, adoption and local authority child protection cases. It has been specially designed and equipped to support video-linked hearings in four of the courts for the benefit of vulnerable witnesses.

The opening completes the establishment of three family court centres in London, in line with the principles of the new single Family Court in England and …read more

Source: Family Law News