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
Research has linked air pollution to the severity of coronavirus cases. Rosa Winter and Isabella Dennis, from Friends of the Earth, review what we know so far and consider the impact this could have on public litigation.
The Law Society’s Library team explains where to find commentary sources and precedents for Hadkinson or “unless” orders.
HM Courts & Tribunal Services has published its civil, family and tribunals recovery plan, detailing the progress that has been made to safely increase capacity to deal with outstanding cases.
James Perry, chair of the Civil Litigation Committee, explores the importance of sound judgement when solving problems, not just as a litigator but when facing difficult decisions in all walks of working life.
All Litigation in Practice
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.