Rachel Rothwell is a Gazette columnist and editor of Litigation Funding magazine
Disclosure reforms next month will combat the ‘wasted and excessive’ costs of the current regime, corporate clients asserted last week.
Judicial diversity figures released today show a fall in the number of court judges with a solicitor background.
Open justice is under threat in economic crime due to the way court lists operate, the difficulty of obtaining court documents and the number of hearings now being conducted in private, an anti-corruption non-government organisation (NGO) warns today.
Far-reaching reforms being piloted next year will bring about a much needed ‘change in culture’ in relation to disclosure, Dame Elizabeth Gloster told the Law Society’s commercial litigation conference yesterday.
No magic formula exists to turn before-the-event cover into the main source of funding for civil litigation.
New rules for Business and Property Courts will require parties to complete review document.
A decade on from accepting the ‘poisoned chalice’ of civil litigation costs, and with retirement looming, Lord Justice Jackson evaluates his successes and failures.