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.
Nerys Thomas looks at new guidance to practitioners about changes to CPR 61 (admiralty claims) and the expectations of the admiralty courts in collisions claims in which electronic track data is available.
The 88th update to the Civil Procedure Rules (SI 2017/95) makes several important changes which will all come into force by 6 April. Cait Sweeney looks at the pivotal developments.
Does Lord Justice Briggs’ digital vision truly appreciate the needs of users with a disability, asks Richard Schaverien.
The Law Society has warned the senior judge tasked with modernising the courts service that solicitors’ firms could be forced to close if they have to compensate fee-earners made to work overtime under the out-of-hours court pilot.