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Civil Justice Section

Welcome to the Civil Justice Section - the community for civil litigators and mediators

We commission exclusive articles from leading practitioners and commentators, on all areas of civil justice practice, for our regular members-only e-newsletters

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We regularly hand-pick the most important civil justice cases and provide clear and concise analysis of the issues involved and any actions you should consider taking

Hamed v Mills & Tottenham Hotspur Football Club [2015] EWHC 298 (QB)Subscription

25 February 2015By

In this case, which provides a useful example of cost assessment in cases where there are two parties and part 36 offers, the court found negligence on the part of a doctor and football club in a claim brought by a professional football player

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Section members get free access to two half-day conferences (worth £150) per year.

Civil Justice Section new artwork 2014

Civil Justice Section spring conference - The business of civil litigation (29 April 2015)

We are pleased to announce that our spring conference, free of charge for Section members, will be held on 29 April at Chancery Lane


Cross Border Private Client Section Conference (4 March 2015)

This one-day event organised by the Private Client Section will deliver an in-depth examination on the leading issues in cross-border private client law. 

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Benefits of Membership*


As a Law Society Civil Justice Section member, you will receive

Up to 8 CPD points earned using your:

  • 2 half day Civil Justice Section conferences (Spring and Autumn)
  • 4 topical webinars available live and on download

As well as:

  • Market tailored e-newsletters with features and case commentaries
  • Our new interactive website allowing you to access all your benefits in one place
  • Discounts off Litigation Funding magazine
  • Discounts off The Law Society publications and webinars
  • Opportunities to network and influence change

*See Section terms and conditions

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