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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.


HMCTS announces court reform extension

8 March 2019

HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has announced a one-year extension of its court reform programme.

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Share your thoughts on HMCTS' court reforms

7 February 2019

The Justice Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the access to justice implications of the HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) court modernisation programme. 

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Fixed recoverable costs pilot launches January 2019

17 January 2019

A voluntary capped costs pilot runs from 14 January 2019 for two years in certain business and property courts for cases valued up to £250,000.

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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
  • 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.

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