HMCTS have announced that the Bristol Civil Justice Centre will re-open on Tuesday 14 November 2017.Read more
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The Court of Appeal has ruled that despite there being no reference to ‘fundamental dishonesty’ in a defence or during cross examination at trial, this is no bar to the Court still making a finding of fundamental dishonesty.Read more
The CJC have published their interim report upon the role of ADR in civil justice.Read more
The judgment of His Honour Judge Gosnell of in Hewitt v. Smith & Winslow Utilities Limited (2017), published on CivilLitigationBrief.com, appears to espouse a more practical – and perhaps less technical – approach to applications for relief from sanctions.Read more
Lambeth County Court There has recently been some confusion regarding housing matters being heard at Lambeth County Court. Officially, the Court closed last week, with its work transferred to Clerkenwell & Shoreditch; HMCTS list the court as no longer being in service.Read more
The judgment of His Honour Judge Pelling QC, sitting in the High Court, in Higgins & others v. ERC Accountants & Business Advisers Ltd & Others  EWHC 2190 (Ch) is a reminder to legal representatives that they are not obliged to point out each others’ mistakes.Read more