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Costs and professional negligence: more claims coming?

15 August 2018

In the second section of our three-part series on how to avoid professional negligence claims, PJ Kirby QC stresses the importance of getting your costs budgeting right.

Elisabeth Ross

Behaving badly – clarity at last on misconduct definitions?Subscription

15 August 2018

Dishonesty, want of integrity, professional misconduct and negligence: these concepts form a vexed spectrum of negative conduct characteristics from solicitors and other professionals. Elisabeth Ross looks at recent developments to help disentangle these terms

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Costs and professional negligence: ATE and third party fundingSubscription

21 June 2018

In the first of a three-part series on how to avoid professional negligence claims, PJ Kirby QC looks at where claims may arise around after-the-event insurance policies and litigation funding.

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Don't be afraid of the new bill of costsSubscription

13 April 2018

The new electronic bill of costs is here. Claire Green of the Association of Costs Lawyers explains why you shouldn’t panic.

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Book review: Kerry Underwood on Personal Injury Small Claims Portals Subscription

7 June 2017

Stephen Hines reviews Kerry Underwood’s three-volume guide on all aspects of funding, small claims, the portals and fixed costs.

All Practice Management

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Kerry Underwood's third party funding updateSubscription

6 February 2018

Kerry Underwood dissects two recent judgments that could have significant implications for third party funders.

All Disclosure

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BTE insurance: Absolute right to own solicitor at all timesSubscription

29 November 2017

A European court has ruled that a legal expenses insurer’s terms and conditions were incompatible with the Solvency II Directive, and that the claimant had a free choice of lawyer under a contract of legal expense insurance. Kerry Underwood’s response? Don’t take no for an answer from BTE insurers.

All Cross-Border / Jurisdiction

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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