The Civil Litigation Section covers the practice of civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including costs, fees and funding, relief from sanctions, disclosure, expert witnesses, and court rules and procedure. We also cover practice management issues for civil litigation firms and departments, from consumer contracts to staffing
On 28 May 2021, HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) launched a new damages claim service.
If you’ve taken part in a remote court or tribunal hearing since the start of the pandemic, HMCTS wants your views.
On 19 February 2021, we published updated guidance and best practice for court attendance and member safety in court and tribunal buildings.
From January 2021, a new ID scheme will allow solicitors to have enhanced access through security in courts and tribunals.
All Litigation in Practice
Alexandra Marks CBE, chief adjudicator at the Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS), shares how it works, how and when to use them, and what drew her to work at the service.
Rita Giannini explains how different rules may apply to cross-border litigators dealing with alternative dispute resolution, depending on whether you act for one of the parties or mediate between them
Amanda Bucklow considers the advantages and drawbacks, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, and tips on how to make the most of remote mediation.
A person using legal expenses insurance (LEI) has the right under EU law to choose their own lawyer for mediation proceedings, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled.