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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.

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

All events and training

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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 ( 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.

All Mediation focus


So you need an expert. Where do you start?

11 July 2017By

Sandy Mackay, a governor of the Expert Witness Institute and a practising expert in construction for 33 years, explains how to collaborate with an expert. 

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Brexit report on justice for families, individuals and businesses

7 April 2017By

The House of Lords EU Committee has published a report about the effect of Brexit on three EU Regulations which together ‘play an important role in facilitating the daily operation of the European legal system’. Jonathan Haydn-Williams looks at the Committee’s conclusions as to the Brussels I Regulation ‘recast’ relating to civil and commercial matters.

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Junior civil litigators: reaching higher

17 February 2017By

Civil and commercial litigation is exciting, cutting edge and prestigious. It can also be ‘run of the mill’, cheap and stressful. What can junior litigation solicitors do to enhance their professional development in the modern world, asks Gareth Raisbeck.

All features and comment

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:

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Workshops, Webinars, Conferences,
E-newsletters, Magazines and Twitter.

*See Section terms and conditions

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