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 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.
Ed Williams QC, director of Assurety (providers of witness familiarisation training) gives some pointers for practitioners to consider when helping witnesses prepare for remote hearings.
Hear directly from the newly appointed Master of the Rolls about his plans for the civil justice system, his thoughts on LawTech and its implications for the profession.
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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.
Avi Dolties asks whether it’s time to start tapping into mediation to settle costs disputes.
Mediation continues to face challenges in its journey from an alternative to mainstream form of dispute resolution, not least being overshadowed by Brexit. Peter Causton rounds up the latest developments.