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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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How can you tell which holiday sickness claims are genuine and which are fake? Stephen Mason examines the reasons for the recent rise in claims.
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Mark Field considers the final steps of a mediation.
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In the landmark case of Serious Fraud Office (SFO) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), the Court of Appeal has overturned a controversial High Court decision restricting the application of litigation privilege. Elisabeth Ross considers what this means for practitioners.
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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.
On 15 May 2018, the Court of Appeal published its judgment in the joint appeals of the P&P Property and Dreamvar cases. Both cases focus on the liability of solicitors where the purported seller of a property is in fact an imposter. Elisabeth Ross considers the cases’ impact.
The 95th and 96th updates to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) recently came into force. Cait Sweeney looks at the headline changes.
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Shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti says judicial functions should be delegated only to staff with a minimum level of qualifications.
High Court ruling is latest development in dispute over Russian fishing company being heard in London.
High Court rules against claimant who successfully sued DWP over data breach.
The government's contingency plans aim to provide as much continuity and certainty as possible, explains justice minister Lucy Frazer.