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Commercial Litigation Update 2015 (10 November 2015)

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  • Maura McIntosh

In one of the four webinars inclusive in Advocacy Section membership, Maura Macintosh of Herbert Smith Freehills gives an overview of the latest developments in commercial litigation law and practice.

As ever, there have been lots of developments for commercial litigators to keep on top of in recent months, including major changes to part 36, a drastic increase in court fees, and more developments on costs budgeting. This webinar will look at where we are in relation to:

• Costs and funding 
• Part 36 offers and settlement
• Disclosure and privilege
• Relief from sanctions
• 2016 developments.

Speaker: Maura McIntosh, Herbert Smith Freehills

Maura McIntosh is a professional support consultant in the dispute resolution division at Herbert Smith Freehills, providing technical advice on issues of both substantive law and court procedure. She is an editor of the firm’s litigation know-how blog,, and litigation e-bulletin. Her particular areas of interest include the Jackson reforms, litigation funding, class action developments, privilege and part 36 offers to settle. She regularly delivers training sessions both internally and to clients.

This webinar was recorded on 10 November 2015, but you can listen again to a recording via the link below.

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