The Ministry of Justice have released the 97th Amendment to the Civil Procedure Rules, which come into effect on 7 May 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
The Supreme Court have upheld the decisions of the lower Courts in Barton v. Wright Hassall LLP  UKSC 12 not to afford a litigant in person special dispensation in relation to the usual rules of service.Read more