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

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

  • Making your way as a junior litigator: Chrissie Wolfe

  • Claims management companies beware: the regulators are fighting back

  • What happened in the world of clinical negligence litigation in 2019?

  • Success story: Client service in serious injury cases

  • Civil Litigation in 2019: a year in review

  • FAQ: strange and unusual citations

  • Judicial College Guidelines: what’s new in the 15th edition?

  • Damages-based agreements: Proposals for reform

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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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  • 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)