The 95th and 96th updates to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) recently came into force. Cait Sweeney looks at the headline changes.
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.
Kerry Underwood looks at where we stand with part 36 in light of recent judgments and Lord Justice Jackson’s proposals on fixed recoverable costs.
Law Society policy adviser Alice Owen and Section committee members James Perry and Raj Rai were invited to a demonstration of a prototype of the online court last month. Here, they explain what they saw - and why there is still much work to be done.
Kerry Underwood explains the string of recent case law which suggests the courts are taking a much tougher approach to litigants in person.