The Law Society has responded to HM Courts & Tribunal Service (HMCTS) prospectus seeking views on its flexible operating hours pilots.
MPs warn that the government must learn more about how people invest vital compensation from catastrophic injury before they change how pay outs are calculated.
Moves to clampdown on bogus holiday sickness claims should not be allowed to undermine genuine cases.
Claimants should be able to take out – and subsequently recover – insurance premiums as soon as they enter a conditional fee agreement, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
The Law Society Gazette looks at how plans for the online court are progressing - and finds that its first few iterations will be considerably less ambitious than Lord Justice Briggs envisaged.
Ordinary people, including the elderly, will be denied expert legal advice required to navigate the court system and understand essential medical evidence to prove their injury, the Law Society has warned.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that a district judge was entitled to find that a civil claimant was fundamentally dishonest – despite the term not being expressed by the defendant during trial.
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.