Further to Chambers’ IT services being affected from last week, the cyber attack on IT service provider CTS appears to have been far more significant than hoped. Multiple entities (chambers and law firms) across the country have been affected, as has been reported in national media, albeit with a reporting focus on conveyancing firms: link to BBC article.
We are now temporarily shut out of government portals such as the Crown Court Digital Case System. Various team- and case-specific workarounds are being attempted so that we can continue to provide clients with the service they need.
For now please can any contact, whether for future bookings or enquiries about ongoing cases, urgent or otherwise, be made by telephone.