A new Insolvency Practice Direction has been approved by the Lord Chancellor and came into force on 25th April 2018.Read more
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The judgment of Mr Andrew Sutcliffe QC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court) in St Clair v King and another  EWHC 682 (Ch) shows the importance of procedural differences between applications to strike out a statement of case, pursuant to CPR 3.4(2), and those for summary judgment in accordance with CPR 24.2.Read more
His Honour Judge Paul Matthews refers to his previous judgment in respect of litigants in person and notes that it is necessary to expand upon those comments.Read more
The Civil Liability Bill was read for the first time, in the House of Lords, on 20 March 2018.Read more
Although the events leading to the case The Solicitors Regulation Authority v. Malins  EWCA Civ 366, are hopefully few and far between (a solicitor created a back-dated N251 notice of funding and e-mail in an attempt to cover up an error), the Court’s judgment is significant when considering the standards expected of professionals, including solicitorsRead more
The Civil Justice statistics for October – December 2017 have been published.Read more