Stephen Hines reviews Kerry Underwood’s three-volume guide on all aspects of funding, small claims, the portals and fixed costs.
The Law Society has launched two accreditations to help consumers identify practitioners that specialise in occupational injury (disease) and catastrophic injury.
An appeal court ruling may have delivered a serious body blow to solicitors offering unbundled services without being held liable for matters beyond those in their client retainer. Alison Kirby discusses the Patel judgment.
The Law Society has issued a damning critique of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) proposals for a streamlined code of conduct and – to a lesser extent – its planned overhaul of the accounts rules.
Two years after Denton took the sting out of Mitchell’s tail, could the courts be taking a tougher approach again to missing deadlines? Not necessarily, says James Perry, but the decision in Oak Cash and Carry is a salutary reminder that missed deadlines are usually a sign of deeper problems with your client.
Jonathan Haydn-Williams explains why forensic e-providers need to understand their market.
The House of Lords EU Committee has published a report about the effect of Brexit on three EU Regulations which together ‘play an important role in facilitating the daily operation of the European legal system’. Jonathan Haydn-Williams looks at the Committee’s conclusions as to the Brussels I Regulation ‘recast’ relating to civil and commercial matters.