COVID-19 response - Land Court

The Land Court is open and will continue to deal with matters as listed, unless it orders to the contrary. In order to deal with the challenges posed by COVID-19, the Court will conduct all hearings, reviews, Court Managed Expert Evidence (CMEE) conferences and mediations by teleconference or videoconference. Where appropriate, the Court will determine matters on the papers.

The Court requests parties and practitioners to use mail or email to file documents, wherever possible, and to contact the Court if they have particular requests about how a proceeding is conducted.

Until further notice, any person who wants to attend the Land Court in person, must provide details of the proceeding and their reason for wanting to do so by email to, at least 24 hours before the matter is listed to proceed.

The Court uses the following technology for the stated purposes:

  • Pexip is the preferred end to end encrypted video conferencing technology for all court hearings, mediations, preliminary conferences and Court Managed Expert Evidence meetings -  Pexip instructions (PDF, 591.8 KB
  • Cisco Webex Teams and Microsoft Teams as appropriate.