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The DWF paralegal hub: the new face of litigation?

25 July 2016

A year ago, national law firm DWF overhauled its business model and introduced a range of new client services, including a centralised legal support centre with paralegals working on everything from e-disclosure to bundling. DWF director Julia Williams explains how this paralegal hub is transforming the way it undertakes litigation, and the financial and practical rewards it is reaping.

Philip Hesketh

The advantages and disadvantages of mediation

14 June 2016By

Mediation has many advantages, but there are also downsides to it that should not be overlooked, warns Philip Hesketh

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They think it’s all over... it should be nowSubscription

13 December 2016By

Mark Field considers the final steps of a mediation.

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Interview: Tim Wallis, mediator and solicitorSubscription

3 October 2016

We speak to independent full-time mediator Tim Wallis (http://www.tim-wallis.co.uk/) on his daily practice, including the selection process, his pre-mediation service, handling difficult clients, and what happens once the day is over. He also gives his best practice advice on making the mediation go as smoothly as possible.

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We commission exclusive articles from leading practitioners and commentators, on all areas of civil litigation practice, for our regular e-newsletter. Read sample articles exclusively here

Gareth Raisbeck

The sound of the crowd

7 July 2016By

Gareth Raisbeck argues that in light of last year’s ParkingEye litigation, crowdfunding could at last be stepping out of the shadows as a viable and attractive means of financing commercial litigation, especially for a younger generation of tech-savvy litigants

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Catherine Dixon

In-house Division seminar: Career progression – finding your path (22 February 2017, London)

Our interactive panel discussion will provide advice for those looking for next steps, a portfolio career or a career change into in-house. It will demonstrate that changing direction is possible and will equip you with practical tips to get started.

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The Civil Litigation Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

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