Litigation

Alternative universe: transacting with litigants in person

The anger unleashed by unrepresented litigants is causing tension that is increasingly testing the limits of lawyers’ professional skillsets, says Ala

Unhappy state of affairs: the impact of family court closures

The government should make the best of the revised timescale for the court reform project to learn from recent mistakes, urges Pipp

Data protection: reading future trends

The predicted flood of GDPR-related litigation is yet to materialise but several issues are already emerging, says Rick

Causing avoidable harm: cross-examination and the litigant in person

Family practitioners are experiencing an inconsistent approach to the cross-examination process where a litigant in person is involved, says Kar

Will ‘Cliff’s Law’ really enhance privacy rights?

Neither the Cliff Richard ruling nor the subsequent eponymous bill are likely to dramatically improve the rights of individuals under investigation against the prying eyes of the media, sugges

Plexus secures £15m investment

Defendant law firm Plexus Law has secured a £15m private equity investment from Origin Equity in return for a minority shareholding in th

MOJ launches fixed recoverable costs consultation

The Ministry of Justice has launched a consultation on extending fixed recoverable costs (FRC) in civil cases worth up t