Welcome to the Civil Litigation Section - the community for civil litigators and mediators. We provide you with support and guidance including webinars, events, features and case commentaries.

Keep you ahead of the game as new issues emerge and don’t miss out.

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  • Practical tips for litigators working from home

  • It’s not your (de)fault

  • Navigating after-the-event insurance

  • Better safe than sorry – risk for litigators during coronavirus

  • The long read: legal professional privilege – a guide

  • Litigation funding – what you need to know

  • Library staff are still here to help

  • Making your way as a judge: David Stevens

  • The times they are a-changing . . . e-filing and detailed assessment

  • Online court pilots – where are we now and what’s on the horizon?

All events and training

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
  • PIcARBS
  • service
  • jurisdiction
  • consumer protection
  • Rome II

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: seminars, workshops, webinars, conferences, e-newsletters, magazines amd Twitter.


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  • Funding switch cases – the retrospective sting in the tail

  • Legal professional privilege revisited – but not for the last time

  • Dreamvar revisited: the nightmare for solicitors and insurers continues…

  • Switching from legal aid to a CFA

  • Case commentary: Barton v Wright Hassall [2018] UKSC 12

  • Case commentary: Bailey v GlaxoSmithKline UK Ltd [2017] EWHC 3195 (QB)

  • Kerry Underwood's third party funding update

  • Kerry Underwood's part 36 update

  • BNM v MGN – The essential summary

  • Contentious probate update - 2017 (part 3)