David Young, senior project manager for the Civil Money Claims project, provides an update.
A decision to delay a government pilot trialling extended court opening hours which would have heaped additional pressure on the already fragile criminal legal aid services, has been welcomed today the Law Society of England and Wales.
The controversial extended court hours pilot has been deferred until February, the HMCTS chief has announced.
Member of the Law Society’s civil justice committee Mark Tawn writes about the cost of clinical negligence cases for the Gazette.
The High Court has sent a blunt message to litigators that excessive trial bundles are unnecessary and counter-productive.
Claimant lawyers returning from summer holidays this week may need to think about taking another one.
The government’s proposals for civil justice cooperation with the EU post-Brexit is a step in the right direction.
The Law Society has warned the senior judge tasked with modernising the courts service that solicitors’ firms could be forced to close if they have to compensate fee-earners made to work overtime under the out-of-hours court pilot.
The Law Society has conducted a review of the legal aid changes introduced under the LASPO Act.
A move to apply fixed costs for all legal claims up to the value of £250,000 has been significantly scaled back, boosting the principle of justice delivering fairness for all.