David Gauke

Appeal over criminal legal aid decision 'still on the cards'

15 August 2018By

Legal Aid Agency updates Crown court fee position following High Court defeat.

Jackson LJ unveils his review of civil litigation costs at the Law Society

MoJ urged to break DBA deadlock in LASPO review

9 August 2018By

Call comes following concern about the limited take-up of a change meant to increase access to justice.

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Litigation funders back twin 'truck cartel' claims

8 August 2018By

National firm Weightmans, as well barrister sets Matrix Chambers and Kings Chambers, say they have set up one of the largest claims in UK legal history – an ‘opt-out’ class action dispute over alleged anti-competitive behaviour by European truck manufacturers.

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Transparency rules approved as firms prepare to publish prices

8 August 2018By

Legal Services Board says plans should help promote competition and improve access to justice.

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Costs blow for tardy defendant with 'worse than hopeless' case

3 August 2018By

Court rules claimant ‘virtually succeeded’ with Part 36 offer accepted 15 months later.

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Jackson skittles MoJ on damages deals

9 July 2018By

Costs reform architect eloquently demolishes government arguments for ‘caution’ on damages-based agreements.

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Features

Pound people crowdfunding

Strength in numbers

23 July 2018By Melanie Newman

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?

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Money machine

25 June 2018By

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.

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