Plans for new London judicial centre spark surprise among litigators as City looks to modernise courts

Senior partners question City of London Corporation's plans for new court complex

Senior London litigators have questioned the thinking behind proposals to build a major new court complex in the City, following this week’s announcement of plans for a new judicial centre in the Square Mile.

The court complex, which is expected to house 18 courtrooms, is being developed by the City of London Corporation in partnership with HM Courts and Tribunal Service and the judiciary.

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