Leading litigation funder Harbour has failed in its argument that it was entitled to an increase in its share of the proceeds from a $300m award that it financed.
Listed financial services firm Frenkel Topping has continued its acquisition spree by buying Daniel Lewis Law, a recruitment firm specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence.
A litigation investment company bringing High Court proceedings over PIP breast implants has welcomed a liability decision in France but said there is “still much more work to be done” on its claim in the UK.
The High Court has boosted flight delay practices after ruling that a passenger who boarded in London but suffered a delay on the connecting leg in Canada was entitled to compensation.
The Civil Procedure Rule Committee is to create a ‘brevity, clarity and simplicity’ sub-committee as part of work to make the CPR easier for litigants in person and lay users to understand.
Seven in 10 lawyers consider the disclosure pilot scheme unfit for purpose, with many believing it has exacerbated the adversarial environment, new research has found.
Elizabeth Johnson has become the first CILEX lawyer to be appointed to the judiciary in a full-time position, two years after taking up a fee-paid role in the First-tier Tribunal.
A UK lawtech start-up aimed at organising group actions is raising £750,000 in its second round of funding and has secured Australian litigation law firm Shine as an investor.
A ‘significant development’ in litigation requiring a budget to be revised need not be a specific event at a specific time, a Queen’s Bench master has ruled.
Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland declared yesterday that he aims to deliver a justice system across the UK “that is more accessible than any other jurisdiction on this planet”.
For some years, judges have treated witness evidence as less reliable than contemporaneous documents. But is this an issue solely with witness evidence or do those assessing it play a part?