Litigation

Guideline hourly rates: ‘modest’ increases proposed 

The CJC has published its long-awaited report on guideline hourly rates (GHR), setting out recommendations for a simplified scheme and 'modes

11 Jan 2021 | Litigation

Can remote justice be delivered?

Is it truly possible to establish a digital justice system that’s workable, fair to the parties and achieves justice? 

The courts: Give lawyers a safe working environment, says Law Society

The Law Society has stressed that safety must be prioritised, after Lord Chief Justice Lord Burnett said the courts and tribunals must continue to function

2021: THE YEAR OF COMPULSORY ADR?

The perennial tolerance of delays in civil justice is giving way, as Tony Guise explains

01 Jan 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Housing and the Equality Act: 10 years on

Alternatives may be required of landlords before the court will accept evicting a disabled tenant is justified, as Sarah Steinhardt and Daniel Clarke expla

09 Dec 2020 | Landlord & Tenant

Increase guideline hourly rate by 35 pc, says judge

Guideline hourly rates (GHR) should be increased by 35% to reflect inflation pending the outcome of a review, a High Court has said
 

04 Dec 2020 | Costs

Fee income boost for Browne Jacobson’s advocacy arm

Ten years after being authorised to host barrister pupillages, Browne Jacobson’s advocacy arm has announced an 18% growth income for 2019-2020
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03 Dec 2020 | ADR & Mediation

The crypto conundrum

Civil remedies can be a more meaningful tool than the criminal process to combat crypto fraud, as Jason Woodland explains

02 Dec 2020 | Crime

Clarifying costs variations

A rule update streamlines the process of revising and varying a costs budget, as Adam Grant explains

25 Nov 2020 | Knowledge management

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