With Inheritance Act claims and will disputes being the order of the day in the first few months of the year, trusts, anonymity and judicial discretion seem to be the flavour of the spring and summer months.
James Perry comments on his grilling of Jackson reform.
Kerry Underwood sets out the scope and procedure of the new intermediate track recommended by Lord Justice Jackson to deal with civil litigation.
This month’s question is about pursuing a claim on behalf of a deceased client.
The 92nd update to the Civil Procedure Rules came into force on 1 October 2017. The update makes several changes to the court’s case management powers and detailed assessment proceedings.
Roman Kubiak takes a look at some of the biggest and most relevant cases for practitioners to hit the legal headlines since the start of 2017, with claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 appearing particularly heavily.
William Eggleston, trainee solicitor at Brabners, looks at what GDPR means for civil litigation.
July saw the eagerly anticipated publication of Lord Justice Jackson’s views on fixed costs. As with any set of proposals, there will ultimately be winners and losers.
Jonathan Haydn-Williams explains why forensic e-providers need to understand their market.
Kerry Underwood discusses Vilvarajah v West London Law Limited  EWHC 23, in which a senior costs judge slashed costs after deeming a CFA unreasonable and unfair to the client.