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Book review: Kerry Underwood on Personal Injury Small Claims Portals

7 June 2017

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

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Law Society launches new injury-related accreditations

5 June 2017Updated: 19 June 2017

The Law Society has launched two accreditations to help consumers identify practitioners that specialise in occupational injury (disease) and catastrophic injury.

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The end of unbundling? Sequence Properties v Patel

22 November 2016

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.

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Chancery Lane hits out at code of conduct reform plan

20 September 2016

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.

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The tough gets going - again? Subscription

8 September 2016

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.

All Practice Management

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Note to forensic e-providers: 'discovery' is not the same as 'disclosure'Subscription

24 August 2017

Jonathan Haydn-Williams explains why forensic e-providers need to understand their market. 

All Disclosure

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Brexit report on justice for families, individuals and businesses

7 April 2017

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.

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.

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