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8 April 2020

Arkin: A cap that no longer fits all

Facilitating high-value, speculative claims can now carry serious costs consequences. Funders must ensure that the merits of a claim are carefully analysed, and kept under close review.

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30 March 2020

Top tips for remote meetings and hearings

These are challenging but interesting times. We wanted to share a little of what we have learned in terms of how to get the most from remote meetings and hearings.

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23 March 2020

Litigating from home

If ‘litigating from home’ and e-trials are going to be a viable option over the medium or long term, then issues will need carefully to be thought through, and some trade-offs will have to be made.

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11 March 2020

Female employment barristers and equitable briefing

There is a clear line of sight from the process of a law firm selecting a barrister, to the experience built up by those barristers, to them reaching the position of being able to apply for silk.

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26 February 2020

ATE, the STaRs and the importance of judgement

Historically, law firms and insurance brokers could form a relationship and the law firm’s obligation to advise clients on ATE was assumed to be complete. Under the STaRs, the onus moves to the individual solicitor.

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