8 February 2021
16 November 2020
22 June 2020
Because of the pandemic this was Council’s first full meeting conducted remotely.
15 June 2020
Coronavirus is already creating a raft of contractual and insurance disputes, with far-reaching consequences for the economy.
7 October 2019
Burford Capital’s high-profile run-in with a short-seller has put litigation funders – and their suitability for listing – in the spotlight. Rachel Rothwell reports
2 September 2019
DWF’s pioneering listing on the London Stock Exchange raised £95m and transformed the firm into a global player. Rachel Rothwell goes behind the scenes to discover how the firm reinvented itself
22 July 2019
When a promising military career is cut short by injury, fighting for compensation to rebuild your life can be a process fraught with obstacles. Rachel Rothwell speaks to the solicitors who act for service personnel
10 June 2019
Cash-strapped law centres are tottering under the growing burden of unmet legal need. Could lawyers do more to help? Eduardo Reyes reports
3 December 2018
Master Peter Haworth hopes e-bills will be introduced to lessen the workload of the Senior Courts Costs Office, but this won’t be any time soon.
23 July 2018
Crowdfunding is a rapidly expanding method of sourcing legal challenges. But is the cash wasted on claims that have no merit and are donors unwittingly exposing themselves to financial risk?
25 June 2018
With cash pouring into third-party funding, law firms are well-placed to enter the market and provide capital at lower rates. But they need to take heed of the risks.
21 May 2018
Practice point: costs
19 February 2018
Colin Campbell discusses the lesson to be learned from Budana v The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust  6 costs LR 113.
29 January 2018
New and innovative products are establishing third-party funding as a staple of the UK claims market – other jurisdictions will follow
22 January 2018
Third-party litigation funding remains illegal in Ireland.
The Netherlands has published draft rules for its new English language commercial court, which will seek to exploit Brexit by targeting international dispute resolution.
16 October 2017
Litigators remain reluctant to move away from standard disclosure, despite Jackson LJ’s best efforts. Could technology be a panacea in the battle to control costs?
LJ Jackson’s latest proposal elicits positives and pitfalls.
2 October 2017
The transformation of recoverable costs is anything but fixed.
26 June 2017
Arbitration has never been bigger business, but the ‘traditional’ centres face stiff competition. Marialuisa Taddia reports
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