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  • Maura McIntosh

    Webinar: Commercial litigation update 2016 (18 October 2016)

    27 July 2016

    Join Maura McIntosh of Herbert Smith Freehills for an update on the key developments in commercial litigation over the past 12 months. Inclusive in Civil Litigation Section membership.

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    Interview: Garden Court Chambers mediation team

    25 July 2016

    Helen Curtis and Liz Davies, barrister mediators in the Garden Court Chambers mediation team, discuss the role of barristers in mediation - both barrister mediators and barristers who attend a mediation on behalf of a client.

  • julia williams

    The DWF paralegal hub: the new face of litigation?

    25 July 2016

    A year ago, national law firm DWF overhauled its business model and introduced a range of new client services, including a centralised legal support centre with paralegals working on everything from e-disclosure to bundling. DWF director Julia Williams explains how this paralegal hub is transforming the way it undertakes litigation, and the financial and practical rewards it is reaping.

  • Philip Hesketh

    The advantages and disadvantages of mediation

    14 June 2016 By Philip Hesketh

    Mediation has many advantages, but there are also downsides to it that should not be overlooked, warns Philip Hesketh

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    Mediation: Preparing to mediate (part 2) - On the day

    21 April 2016 By Amanda Bucklow

    In the second of a three-part series on effective mediation strategies, Amanda Bucklow considers how you can make the mediation day the best opportunity for certainty of outcome for your client.

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    Mediation: Preparing to mediate (part 1)

    21 April 2016 By Amanda Bucklow

    There are several strategies that legal professionals can adopt before, during and after a mediation which will ensure the best possible use of your time and resources. In the first of a three-part article, mediator Amanda Bucklow shares her top pre-mediation day planning tips

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    Mediation: Preparation and good practice

    20 April 2016 By Mark Jackson-Stops

    Mark Jackson-Stops, mediator and founder of mediation chambers In Place of Strife, provides an in-depth guide to the vital points you and your client must consider prior to mediation

  • Cait Sweeney NEW

    R v Secretary of State for Justice [2016] UKSC 2

    4 February 2016 By Cait Sweeney

    The Supreme Court has granted anonymity to a double-murderer. When is it right to keep the names of parties to civil litigation a secret?

  • Cait Sweeney NEW

    Harlequin Property (SVG) Ltd v Wilkins Kennedy [2015] EWHC 3050 (TCC)

    2 February 2016 By Cait Sweeney

    A very wide approach to the inspection of confidential material? The court has ruled that the disclosure of confidential Serious Fraud Office and client documents to dispose fairly of the issues overweighed any public interest in keeping them witheld

  • Cait Sweeney NEW

    Hallows v Wilson Barca LLP (2015)

    30 October 2015 By Cait Sweeney

    This case is only available as a summary on Lawtel at present, but suggests that the duties imposed on public bodies by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 can be relevant to the common law doctrine of legal professional privilege

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