John Cuss is a solicitor and head of corporate services and strategic partnerships at Hudgell Solicitors.
He is also vice chair of the Law Society’s Dispute Resolution Section Committee.
The Damages Claims Portal (DCP) is a digital service allowing registered legal professionals to issue a claim for damages on behalf of their client on an online portal. John Cuss explores some of the challenges faced by practitioners since its launch.
John Cuss reviews how the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown has accelerated reform in the courts, and asks whether – without proper consultation – there’s a risk of access to justice being left behind?