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We commission exclusive articles from leading practitioners and commentators, on all areas of civil litigation practice, for our regular members-only e-newsletters
Section members get free access to two half-day conferences (worth £150) per year.
This conference will focus on the continuing challenge of maintaining and maximising profitability in practice with an emphasis on changes to the court system, rising costs, and opportunities for lawyers afforded by our membership of the EU. You will hear from authoritative speakers on subjects of critical importance to everyday practice, including a keynote speech by Lord Justice Jackson. Civil Litigation Section members are eligible to attend at no charge.
We regularly hand-pick the most important civil cases and provide clear and concise analysis of the issues involved and any actions you should consider taking
What are the costs consequences following the making of part 36 offers? The Court of Appeal overturns a decision on costs and confirms there is no ’near miss’ rule for part 36 offers
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
The standard rate of insurance premium tax jumps to 9.5% on 1 November, potentially leaving solicitors having to pay an additional 3.5% over and above a calculated premium. Matthew Harman explains what you need to do now
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
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?
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
In one of the four inclusive webinars inclusive in Civil Litigation Section membership, Andy Ellis will provide practical insight for practitioners on how to compile and adhere to costs budgets
In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2015 Civil Litigation Section membership, Peter Ellis outlines changes to IP law, including in the Intellectual Property Act 2014
In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2015 Civil Litigation Section membership, Maura McIntosh takes you through the new version of CPR Part 36
In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2015 Civil Litigation Section membership, Stuart Barlow outlines solicitors’ professional obligations and offers practical advice
We are pleased to announce a series of free workshops for Section members, in London, Cardiff and Birmingham in early 2016, which will address the question of how litigators ‘win’ for clients without incurring court fees
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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