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The Court of Appeal (Civil Division) – Live streaming of court hearings

How and why are court cases being streamed online?

Selected cases from the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) are now being live-streamed on the judiciary’s YouTube channel.

Live-streaming of selected cases began in November 2018 to improve public access to, and understanding of, the work of the courts. It is anticipated that every hearing in Court 71 (the Master of the Rolls’ court) will be live streamed.

View previous cases on the Court of Appeal video archive page.

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15th April 2021

Niramax Group Limited -v- Zurich Insurance PLC

This is an appeal against the of Mrs Justice Cockerill DBE dated 9 and 25 March 2020.

The Claimant is Niramax Group Limited, a recycling company. The Defendant, Zurich, is its insurers.

The claim was brought after the Defendant failed to pay out on an insurance claim made by the Claimant concerning a fire which destroyed a multi million pound sorting machine and other items of plant. The Defendant had refused to pay out on the basis that it had concerns about one of the shadow directors and that it considered relevant information had not been shared.

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Previous Court of Appeal (Civil Division) hearings

You can view previous cases on the Court of Appeal video archive page