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  • Edward Cooke

    Success story: Battling for local justice

    12 October 2018 By Edward Cooke

    Edward Cooke explains what it was like to take on the government and Whitehall juggernaut in a bid to save local court provision in Chicester.

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    Queasy money? Curing travel sickness claims

    25 September 2018 By Stephen Mason

    An epidemic of holiday sickness claims has plagued the travel industry over the past couple of years. Stephen Mason examines the impact of new regulations.

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    Podcast: Litigants in person

    21 September 2018

    James Perry, Alison Kirby and Alastair Shaw, members of the Civil Litigation Committee, discuss recent developments in the case of Barton v Wright Hassall which looks at how litigants-in-person should be treated by the courts when failing to follow court rules.

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    What to expect from our autumn conference

    17 September 2018

    Civil Litigation Section committee member Alison Kirby outlines what you can expect from the Section autumn conference on 27 September, which is free of charge for Section members.

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    Costs and professional negligence: more claims coming?

    15 August 2018 By PJ Kirby QC

    In the second section of our three-part series on how to avoid professional negligence claims, PJ Kirby QC stresses the importance of getting your costs budgeting right.

  • Elisabeth Ross

    Behaving badly – clarity at last on misconduct definitions?

    15 August 2018 By Elisabeth Ross

    Dishonesty, want of integrity, professional misconduct and negligence: these concepts form a vexed spectrum of negative conduct characteristics from solicitors and other professionals. Elisabeth Ross looks at recent developments to help disentangle these terms

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    Insolvency: practice direction makes perfect

    15 August 2018 Updated: 16 August 2018 By Kerry Underwood

    On 4 July 2018, a new Practice Direction – Insolvency Proceedings (PDIP) came into force, replacing the most recent practice direction, which itself only came into force on 25 April 2018. Kerry Underwood summarises the new requirements.

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    Mediation – where do we go now?

    14 August 2018 Updated: 15 August 2018 By Peter Causton

    Mediation continues to face challenges in its journey from an alternative to mainstream form of dispute resolution, not least being overshadowed by Brexit. Peter Causton rounds up the latest developments.

  • Gordon Exall

    My legal life: Gordon Exall

    8 August 2018 By Gordon Exall

    In the second instalment of our new Q&A feature, Gordon Exall, barrister and author of the Civil Litigation Brief blog, shares his experiences and advice for civil litigation practitioners.

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    FAQ: Disclosing electronic documents

    6 August 2018

    The Law Society’s Library discusses where to find information about the disclosure of electronic documents.

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