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Civil Litigation Section

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How to make a derivative claimSubscription

15 June 2018By

A derivative claim allows an aggrieved shareholder to use the company’s name and funds to pursue directors for breaches of fiduciary duty. Kerry Underwood explains the process and considers relevant case law in this important area, focusing on the impact on charities.

More on court rules and procedure

Cait Sweeney NEW

Thevarajah v Riordan [2015] UKSC 78 Subscription

18 January 2016By

An important decision from the Supreme Court that has reaffirmed that a party who has failed to obtain relief from sanctions cannot make another application without demonstrating a change in circumstances

More on relief from sanctions

Maura McIntosh

Webinar: Commercial litigation update 2016 (18 October 2016)

27 July 2016

Join Maura McIntosh of Herbert Smith Freehills for an update on the key developments in commercial litigation over the past 12 months. Inclusive in Civil Litigation Section membership.

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Interview: Garden Court Chambers mediation teamSubscription

25 July 2016

Helen Curtis and Liz Davies, barrister mediators in the Garden Court Chambers mediation team, discuss the role of barristers in mediation - both barrister mediators and barristers who attend a mediation on behalf of a client.

All other general litigation

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
  • 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

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