Hannah Ambrose is an international arbitration partner at Herbert Smith Freehills. She talks to Solicitors Journal about her practice and the Law Commission's recent proposals to update the Arbitration Act 1996
Courts, Tribunals & Judiciary
Figures published today (28 September) for the backlogs in the Crown and magistrates’ courts show more than 400,000 cases remain outstanding at the end of June this year, with a record high in the Crown Court
Tony Guise examines part one of the Civil Justice Council's report on how to improve the pre-action civil justice system
Diane Parker discusses the potential consequences of the forthcoming intermediate track for civil claims.
Kris Kilsby sets out the Association of Cost Lawyers’ position on the government’s proposed changes to the fixed recoverable costs regime
Adrian Chopin is co-founder and managing director of litigation funder Bench Walk Advisors. He tells David Vascott about the firm's funding model and how it's staying ahead of its rivals
Mikhail Vishnyakov, Julia Ogievetsky and Hazel He examine the Law Commission’s proposals for amendments to the Act.
Emelia Bezant-Gahan analyses the developing case law around ‘necessity to arrest’ – which has a high evidential burden and is highly fact-sensitive.