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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  • Giving evidence in a virtual world: supporting remote witnesses

  • Court permits service of judgment in default via Instagram

  • 2020 hindsight – year in review

  • A radical rethink of civil justice?

  • Service out of jurisdiction post-Brexit: a helpful change to court rules

  • Over-engineering court reforms: the unwelcomed art of not keeping it simple

  • Library FAQ: Hadkinson or “unless” orders

  • Disclosure pilot: what have we learnt?

  • Will COVID-19 lead to a rise in air pollution litigation?

  • Success story: Telecom patent licensing disputes in UK courts

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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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  • On the Beach, out of jurisdiction

  • Lexlaw v Zuberi: damages-based agreements

  • 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