The Solicitors Regulation Authority is beset by a conflict of interest when it comes to the compensation fund and its investigatory and enforcement roles should be separated.
The NHS Litigation Authority’s mediation service will work best when claimants are legally represented.
The death of lawyers has been greatly exaggerated, but a concerted bid to sideline them from dispute resolution is real cause for alarm.
21 November 2016
Solicitors must get up off the canvas to fight these PI reforms.
Lord chancellor appears even keener than her predecessors to go after claimant lawyers.
24 October 2016
The health secretary’s rapid redress scheme is another exercise in trashing the value of lawyers.
Claimants can allow themselves a small celebration today.
If the government must do something, it’s looking in the wrong place.
5 September 2016
It is likely that whiplash claims have not dramatically fallen but instead been ‘reclassified’.
True value of pre-Jackson caseloads is difficult to work out.
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