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The new electronic bill of costs is set to be implemented from 1 October, after it went before the Civil Procedure Rule Committee earlier this year
Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his 'first and last' Autumn Statement yesterday, which will be replaced by a Spring Statement from 2018.
We have launched a consultation about our new guidance on legal professional privilege.
On 9 June, the Law Society invited Lord Justice Briggs to talk about his proposals for the civil courts. We summarise the main talking points from his speech.
The Law Society has again called for explicit statutory protection for legal professional privilege in its evidence to the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Joint Committee.
The recent High Court judgment in Ben Hoare Bell Solicitors and ors v The Lord Chancellor held that the regulations for payment of solicitors' costs for judicial review permission applications were unlawful.
Claimant solicitors dealing with RTA whiplash claims will have to instruct medical experts to provide a report through the MedCo portal.
We encourage members to take part so that future recommendations are evidence-based.
London Regional Judge Tim Powell provides a fascinating insight into the evolution of the Property Chamber of the First-Tier Tribunal
We are calling on the government to postpone the implementation in order to avoid major disruption to the civil justice system.
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