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

Denotes premium member-only content. Existing members just need to register using the link above to gain access. Please note you must use the email address associated with your membership.

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

Matthew Harman

Insurance premium tax rate rise: what you can do

21 October 2015By

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

Debbie Burke 2

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

All Taster features

Your inclusive webinars

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

All events

Speech bubble

Workshops: Making litigation pay (January-March 2016)

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

All Other Section events

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 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 and Twitter.

*See Section terms and conditions

Join today
RSS feed for Get 40% off Litigation Funding magazine

Get 40% off Litigation Funding magazine

Litigation Funding cover

Litigation Funding magazine - 40% discount for Section membersSubscription

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

The links below will take you to