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.

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  • Library FAQ: Access to medical records

  • My legal life: Kelda Groves

  • ​What is the investment value of a dispute?

  • How to serve claim forms and other court documents (by email and other methods)

  • Alternative dispute resolution in New Zealand and England and Wales

  • Liberty GTS releases its yearly claims briefing: Emerging trends and the differences in claims causes across different industries

  • Library FAQ: Bullock and Sanderson (costs) orders

  • Handling conditional fee agreements

  • The global pandemic of disputes

  • A new approach: alternative dispute resolution with the BBRS

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
  • 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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  • Too little, too late: Masten and setting aside default costs certificates

  • On the Beach, out of jurisdiction

  • Lexlaw v Zuberi: damages-based agreements

  • Disclosing “adverse” and “known adverse” documents

  • 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

All case commentary