11 January 2021
With many clients now struggling financially and the courts as keen as ever to wield the proportionality scythe, lawyers need to find new ways to bring down the cost of litigating.
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14 December 2020
Recent developments on guideline hourly rates have bucked the costs trend.
9 November 2020
Does a fiduciary duty arise at the point of signing a retainer?
12 October 2020
Do you have a good memory? Would you remember who said what at a big meeting four years ago? Are you sure?
Rough justice in the low-value PI claims portal.
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.
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