John Cuss asks whether it’s time to update the Civil Procedure Rules in respect of service by email.
As the government consultation on extending fixed recoverable costs in civil cases in England and Wales comes to a close, Sir Rupert Jackson considers the benefits and drawbacks of the costs regime in Germany.
Rosie Patterson explains how litigation funding for intellectual property (IP) disputes can work for both clients and lawyers.
In the landmark case of Serious Fraud Office (SFO) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), the Court of Appeal has overturned a controversial High Court decision restricting the application of litigation privilege. Elisabeth Ross considers what this means for practitioners.
On 15 May 2018, the Court of Appeal published its judgment in the joint appeals of the P&P Property and Dreamvar cases. Both cases focus on the liability of solicitors where the purported seller of a property is in fact an imposter. Elisabeth Ross considers the cases’ impact.
Can a claimant who has instructed solicitors on legal aid, switch to a CFA and recover the success fee and ATE premium? Imran Benson of Hailsham Chambers discusses the Court of Appeal (CA) judgment in Surrey v Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust  EWCA Civ 451.
The Supreme Court has ruled against treating a litigant in person as a special case and says the rules as they stand must apply equally to all parties.
Thomas Bell and James Hall discuss the new rules enacted by the Financial Conduct Authority, which substantially expanded the Financial Ombudsman Service’s jurisdiction.