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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.


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

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Civil Litigation Section Spring Conference: ‘change for the better’ (25 April 2018)

This year’s conference includes a keynote speech by Senior Master Fontaine, a speech from a solicitor turned barrister, and a panel session on meeting future market challenges

All events and training

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Bar: county court shake up 'too conservative'

6 March 2018

The Bar Council has criticised government proposals for protecting people from unfair county court judgments (CCJs) as ‘too conservative’ and called for speedier dismissal of claims that have been sent to incorrect addresses.

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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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