Anyone who contributes at least £1,500 to back a judicial review (JR) will have their identity made known to the court as they may have some element of control over the litigation, the government has proposed.
The Court of Appeal ruling in Mitchell led to decisions that were “manifestly unjust and disproportionate”, the deputy head of civil justice, Lord Justice Richards, has said in revoking a “draconian” order made before Denton.
The Ministry of Justice has asked the Civil Justice Council to investigate the number and cost of claims for noise-induced hearing loss, it has announced. There has been a concerted lobbying effort from the insurance industry to raise the issue, describing deafness claims as “the new whiplash” and as a “cash cow” for claimant lawyers.
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Both claimants and solicitors have suffered significantly from changes introduced by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), according to independent research commissioned by ARAG UK.