Latest advice and information for civil litigators on civil justice, litigation funding and the courts.
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.
The Law Society has warned that civil court fee hikes spell disaster for access to justice.
Our response to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation on enhanced court fees.
Court fee increases from April could have a devastating impact on those who cannot afford to bring court proceedings.
Claimant solicitors dealing with RTA whiplash claims will have to instruct medical experts to provide a report through the MedCo portal.
Speech by president Andrew Caplen at the University of Portsmouth
In a surprise move, the master of the rolls (MR) has today rejected recommendations to amend the guideline hourly rates payable to solicitors.
The Court of Appeal has today handed down a crucial judgment which will make civil litigation in England and Wales less adversarial and more co-operative.
Failure to comply with court rules on CPR is now likely to result in very serious consequences for solicitors and their clients.
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