Civil Litigation Section

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

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

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


Civil Litigation Section autumn conference: How to innovate and maximise profits (22 October 2015)

Join us at Chancery Lane for our autumn conference, which will focus on new ways of innovating within your firm to drive profitability. Free of charge for Section members

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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

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Civil Litigation Section committee interview: 2015 so far

2 September 2015

We speak to three members of the Civil Litigation Section committee about their experiences of 2015 so far, and what members should look out for in the remainder of the year

Gareth Raisbeck

New CPR 3.1A - clearer court proceedings for litigants in person?

28 July 2015By

A new CPR 3.1A is coming into force on 1 October, setting out case management powers when dealing with litigants in person. Gareth Raisbeck puts the new rule under the microscope - will it lead to smoother court proceedings?

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Your inclusive webinars

As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand

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Benefits of Membership*


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

Up to 8 CPD points earned using your:

  • 2 half day Civil Litigation 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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Published every two months, the magazine delivers unique and in-depth coverage of the latest issues relating to costs and funding – from those in the know. Section members receive an exclusive 40% discount

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