Judgments will be migrated from BAILII when its government contract expires in April 2022

From April 2022, free access to England and Wales court and tribunal judgments will be available via The National Archives, offering a single source of information for judgment publications.

The change comes after the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) committed to standardising its approach to the publication of judgments following recommendations made by The Legal Education Foundation in its Digital Justice Report.

Currently, there are multiple sources for court judgment publications, with the British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII) being the most comprehensive resource.

However, when BAILII’s government contract expires next year, The National Archives will take over, providing the website as part of thei...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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