Kerry Underwood dissects two recent judgments that could have significant implications for third party funders.
Jonathan Haydn-Williams explains why forensic e-providers need to understand their market.
James Perry reports on a recent judgment which suggests a rigorous change to the way litigators approach disclosure.
Supreme Court holds that a settlement may be set aside for fraud even if fraud is suspected
The High Court has held that it has the power to order a party to appoint a separate law firm to conduct an independent re-review of its disclosure on strong grounds, although it chose not to in this case
Susan Monty, head of the Financial Crime, Civil Fraud and Regulatory team at Simons Muirhead & Burton, considers the future use of predictive coding in litigation following the Pyrrho judgment, and offers practical advice on what to do if you think your case might be suitable for e-disclosure.
The Supreme Court has granted anonymity to a double-murderer. When is it right to keep the names of parties to civil litigation a secret?
A very wide approach to the inspection of confidential material? The court has ruled that the disclosure of confidential Serious Fraud Office and client documents to dispose fairly of the issues overweighed any public interest in keeping them witheld
This case is only available as a summary on Lawtel at present, but suggests that the duties imposed on public bodies by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 can be relevant to the common law doctrine of legal professional privilege
The court considered whether the conduct of the claimant’s solicitors had been unreasonable or improper within the meaning of CPR 44.11, conduct that included the intentional failure to disclose the existence of a CFA