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Courts revolution may be 'undeliverable'

9 May 2018

A £1bn modernisation programme of the UK’s justice system is facing a ‘daunting challenge’ after falling behind schedule and overrunning costs, according to Whitehall’s spending watchdog.

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Supreme Court third party capture ruling opens doors for additional claims

20 April 2018

Solicitors should consider taking action against insurers who settled personal injury cases directly with their clients without paying their fees. This is the message following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a Court of Appeal ruling that Haven Insurance should pay Gavin Edmondson Solicitors what it was due.

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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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Fixing costs in medical negligence cases must not deny patient justice

16 February 2018

We have warned that clinical negligence victims will be the main casualties in government plans to save the NHS money, if adequate time is not taken to get the process of fixing costs right.

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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:

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