Latest advice and information for civil litigators on civil justice, litigation funding and the courts.
The government plans to introduce fixed recoverable costs for clinical negligence claims up to £25,000.
An overview of the government's planned changes to the personal injury claims process.
A deponent recently swore an affidavit before me. Their address was not included in the document. The deponent has returned and rectified this. Can an affidavit be amended once it has been sworn?
The government is consulting on extending FRC in civil cases in England and Wales.
Ministers need to give court reforms time to bed in before they consider extending fixed recoverable legal costs in civil litigation cases.
I am a trainee solicitor in the employment law department. A potential client needs advice on a settlement agreement. Can I advise and sign the agreement?
The UK's departure from the EU has been postponed to 31 October 2019. Our advice summarises what this means for UK solicitors.
I act for a client in a contentious matter. The client has made no payment on account despite several requests to do so. Our terms of business state that when requested a client must make a payment on account of costs. Can I terminate the retainer?
Although it remains unclear when and how the UK will withdraw from the EU, we continue to advise our members to prepare for all eventualities.
Civil litigation costs should be fixed at a reasonable rate for the legal work done, the Law Society of England and Wales has said.
Attend the Civil Litigation autumn conference 2019 and learn about changes to the Civil Procedure Rules, what civil litigators and dispute resolution experts need to know, gain practical advice in relation to e-filling.
Litigators will gain expert insight from a high-calibre line up of judges, commercial litigators and barristers. Delegates will be given the opportunity to ask questions and join in debate from the floor
On Friday 6 September 12:30 join us as we discuss cryptocurrenices and their impact on the legal system and insolvency cases.
Join this one-hour webinar on 11 September to learn more about the difficulties of taking on legal aid work and how new technologies can help.
From the Civil Litigation Section: Sir Rupert Jackson considers the pros and cons of the costs regime in Germany.
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