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Fixed costs: MoJ admits plans could hurt small law firms

1 April 2019

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has acknowledged that its proposals for fixed costs could hit smaller firms and increase the risk of professional negligence claims.

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Share your views on fixed recoverable costs

28 March 2019

The government has launched a consultation on extending fixed recoverable costs. The consultation closes on 6 June 2019.

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Court asked to resolve confusion over Inheritance Act claims

26 March 2019

A case that threw a wrecking ball at the practice of lawyers making stand-still agreements over late claims could be challenged in the Court of Appeal.

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SRA delays launch of new regulatory regime to November

20 March 2019

The new regulatory regime, replacing the SRA Handbook with new SRA Standards and Regulations, will now come into force on 25 November 2019

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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:

  • costs
  • budgeting and management
  • court fees
  • access to justice
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • profitability
  • clinical negligence
  • fixed costs
  • J codes
  • adjudication
  • PIcARBS
  • service
  • jurisdiction
  • consumer protection
  • Rome II

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: seminars, workshops, webinars, conferences, e-newsletters, magazines amd Twitter.


*See Section terms and conditions

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