HMCTS Weekly Operational Update - Week commencing Monday 14 February 2022

HMCTS weekly operational update

HMCTS operational summary for week commencing Monday 14 February 2022

Next week's update will be issued on Friday 18 February 2022.


  • Reminder: If you have a Common Platform account, you need to login at least once every 90 days to keep it active. If your account is inactive for 90 days, it will be deregistered for security reasons. You will receive an automatic email notifying you before your account is deregistered: login to the system, and your account will remain live.


  • Updated: From Monday 14 February 2022, professional users filing to the Court of Appeal must use our E-Filing service. The electronic service removes the need for paperwork and prevents delays. It can also be used by litigants in person. The digital service enables users to pay fees online and keep up to date on progress via automatic email alerts. Our recent training event on using E-Filing is now available to watch.
  • Reminder: A new feature has been added to the civil damages claims service digital system on MyHMCTS. Legal representatives can now issue multi-party claims covering one claimant versus two defendants or two claimants versus one defendant. Legal representatives can also use the service to issue claims and receive defences from other legal representatives. Sign up to MyHMCTS now.


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