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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  • Success story: Telecom patent licensing disputes in UK courts

  • Chorley just a matter of time?

  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020: a practical guide to the key reforms

  • Mediation: the challenges and benefits of in-person and remote mediation

  • Building an ATE insurance partnership

  • Enforcing judgments after the Brexit transition period ends

  • Running a litigation firm during coronavirus: what’s changed?

  • Library FAQ: Why might I need to use a Beddoe application or order?

  • Online court pilots and COVID-19 – the catalyst for further momentum?

  • On your feet: Making your way as a solicitor advocate

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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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  • Disclosing “adverse” and “known adverse” documents

  • Lloyd v Google – the future of representative actions for data protection breaches

  • Group litigation: Managing collective actions

  • 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