Lawyers can now find out which Nightingale courts are operational through a newly launched interactive map from the Law Society.

The Society also renewed its criticism of plans to extend court opening hours, warning that criminal defence solicitors can’t be magicked up to cover extended hours.

Ten Nightingale courts in England and Wales are to be opened to deal with the backlog of outstanding criminal and civil cases, which now stands at more than half a million.

Two temporary courts are open and operational as at today’s date

The Society’s interactive heatmap provides details on the two temporary courts open so far and will be updated as more are opened.

Law Society president Simon Davis w...

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