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Civil Litigation Section

Join today Welcome to the Civil Litigation Section - the community for civil litigators and mediators. We provide you with support and guidance including webinars, events, features and case commentaries.

medical records

What’s changing in clinical negligence litigation?

27 March 2019By

James Bell provides an update on developments in medical negligence, including significant recent cases, and proposed changes to fixed fees and the discount rate

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How reliable are witness statements and can AI help improve them?

4 February 2019By

Civil litigators should be aware just how malleable a witness’ memory can be.

All features and comment

Excellence Awards 2019

Enter the Excellence Awards

No matter the size of your firm, you have an equal chance to win at this year’s Excellence Awards.

Nominate before Friday 17 May to celebrate your success.

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We run two half-day conferences a year, included in Civil Litigation Section membership

Symposium at Civil Litigation Section conference - September 2018

Civil Litigation Section spring conference (London, 1 May 2019)

This year’s inclusive conference will be held on Wednesday 1 May (2pm to 6.30pm) at the Law Society, London.

All events and training

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Fixed costs: MoJ admits plans could hurt small law firms

1 April 2019

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has acknowledged that its proposals for fixed costs could hit smaller firms and increase the risk of professional negligence claims.

All news

Civil Litigation Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

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:

  • costs
  • budgeting and management
  • court fees
  • access to justice
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • profitability
  • clinical negligence
  • fixed costs
  • J codes
  • adjudication
  • service
  • jurisdiction
  • consumer protection
  • Rome II

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: seminars, workshops, webinars, conferences, e-newsletters, magazines amd Twitter.

*See Section terms and conditions

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