13 July 2020
When Mr Justice Andrew Baker pinged over his judgment in a £1.5m tax fraud case last month, the lawyers involved must have opened the email with some trepidation.
8 June 2020
Wherever you turn at the moment, it seems hard to avoid the relentless push towards mediation.
11 May 2020
Financial crisis showed shift in balance that takes place inside multi-practice law firms when a major economic downturn hits.
6 April 2020
Despite the ever-growing popularity of litigation funding, court judgments dealing directly with issues relating to funders are pretty rare. But in February, like proverbial buses, two came along at once.
9 March 2020
Litigators working under a conditional fee agreement justifiably dread the unreasonably optimistic client.
10 February 2020
The two-year disclosure pilot running in the Business and Property Courts is now past the halfway point. How is it going?
13 January 2020
Insurers must ensure people can bring claims directly and be dealt with fairly - or the industry’s reputation will suffer.
9 December 2019
Risk of the winning party receiving lucrative windfall at the paying party’s expense lends a Part 36 offer such weight.
11 November 2019
New draft rules would push the reset button on damages-based agreements.
14 October 2019
Big group actions could prove a lucrative new area for claimant lawyers and funders.
9 September 2019
Other funders had been contemplating joining the stock market, but the growing trend might have lost its shine.
8 July 2019
But headlines only tell half the story.
10 June 2019
The ruling in Davey v Money  EWHC 997 (Ch) delivered a blow to the cap that won't sit well with litigation funders.
13 May 2019
Judges are not making it easy for claimant PI firms to make a living.
8 April 2019
Fixed recoverable costs extension is not the final puzzle piece in costs reform.
18 March 2019
Personal injury firms are struggling to stay in business.
11 February 2019
Civil litigators will need to be resourceful as developments in 2019 herald fresh uncertainty.
14 January 2019
Litigation funders target London market as cash piles up for investment in disputes.
10 December 2018
Health professionals need more resources to cut the number of errors that result in negligence claims.
12 November 2018
The case of Reynolds v One Stop Stores Ltd has added flesh to the bare bones of the proportionality rule, but there is still a long way to go.
Copyright © 2020 The Law Society
Site powered by Webvision Cloud