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A year ago, national law firm DWF overhauled its business model and introduced a range of new client services, including a centralised legal support centre with paralegals working on everything from e-disclosure to bundling. DWF director Julia Williams explains how this paralegal hub is transforming the way it undertakes litigation, and the financial and practical rewards it is reaping.
Mediation has many advantages, but there are also downsides to it that should not be overlooked, warns Philip Hesketh
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Mark Field considers the final steps of a mediation.
We speak to independent full-time mediator Tim Wallis (http://www.tim-wallis.co.uk/) on his daily practice, including the selection process, his pre-mediation service, handling difficult clients, and what happens once the day is over. He also gives his best practice advice on making the mediation go as smoothly as possible.
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Alison Kirby analyses this judgment in which the High Court has considered, for the first time, whether the Arkin cap - the principle that a funder’s potential liability for adverse costs will be limited to the amount of the funding provided - still fits.
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Sandy Mackay, a governor of the Expert Witness Institute and a practising expert in construction for 33 years, explains how to collaborate with an expert.
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.
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Exceptional ruling reflects the impact of ’deliberate and calculated’ decisions, says Mr Justice Warby.
Appellant says he should have been granted special dispensation as he was unrepresented.
The disclosure of relevant documents during the litigation process has been a longstanding and distinctive feature of English civil procedure. However, standard disclosure under the Civil Procedure Rules does not give rise to ‘perfect justice’.
Ministry of Justice says initiative will stop people wasting their time submitting incorrect or inaccurate forms.