11 October 2021
Are we heading towards a no-fault compensation system?
13 September 2021
Opening the floodgates to group litigation.
12 July 2021
The cat is out of the bag. Judges think costs budgeting is a waste of time. We always suspected it, but now we know it.
14 June 2021
Among lawyers who deal with the county courts, recent comments by master of the rolls Sir Geoffrey Vos raised eyebrows.
10 May 2021
At the end of this month the ‘Official Injury Claim’ portal for low-value road traffic accident claims finally goes live.
12 April 2021
Alternative dispute resolution can be cost-effective, but it should never be the only choice.
8 March 2021
Seeking immediate financial gains from reducing the office footprint could prove a false economy.
8 February 2021
Last month the Court of Appeal finally had an opportunity to examine the topic of damages-based agreements (DBAs) – and it did not disappoint.
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?
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