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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.
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Can a claimant who has instructed solicitors on legal aid, switch to a CFA and recover the success fee and ATE premium? Imran Benson of Hailsham Chambers discusses the Court of Appeal (CA) judgment in Surrey v Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust  EWCA Civ 451.
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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.
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Three-quarters of people felt they were treated with respect, and most were satisfied with the outcome of their case.
Investigators conclude years of enquiries into suspect accidents behind claims.
France’s new international court may not be as English-friendly as promoted - but it should be taken seriously.
Mail on Sunday accepts allegations made in court by jailed former solicitor were ’completely and utterly untrue’.