The Justice Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the access to justice implications of the HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) court modernisation programme.
A voluntary capped costs pilot runs from 14 January 2019 for two years in certain business and property courts for cases valued up to £250,000.
Two pieces of legislation came into force just before Christmas which will transform the personal injury sector and set the ball rolling on sweeping court reforms.
The High Court has approved an upwardly revised costs budget after finding that extra disclosure demands constituted a ‘significant development’ in the case.
The Civil Justice Council (CJC) working group has published its final report on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and civil justice.
The long-awaited review of legal aid reforms will not be published by the end of 2018, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed.
The government is seeking evidence relating to setting the personal injury discount rate. Consultation closes on 30 January 2019.
The Senior Courts Costs Office Guide 2018 has been published, replacing the 2013 version.
The Law Society has launched a new court reform webpage to help you to keep up to date with the HMCTS reform programme.
HM Courts and Tribunals Service have announced that they will be piloting early and late sittings in civil and family courts.