The High Court has given the personal representatives of deceased steelworkers more time to register their compensation claims under a group litigation order.
The Court of Appeal has set out a series of steps courts should take when deciding whether a professional negligence case involves ‘advice’ or ‘information’.
Elizabeth Johnson, an associate in the Exeter office of Ashfords, has become the first female chartered legal executive appointed to the judiciary. She has been appointed as a fee-paid judge of the First-tier Tribunal.
Allianz Insurance has worked with defendant law firm Keoghs to create what it says is the first “truly automated end-to-end digital solution” for stage 3 claims in the Ministry of Justice portal.
Fast-growing ME Group – a dispute resolution business which encompasses a claims management company and legaltech offering – has agreed terms to buy litigation finance firm Quanta Capital.
Greater efforts need to be made to put lay court users at the centre of the legal system so they understand the process and can participate fully, according to an influential justice think tank.
A former chair of the Legal Services Consumer Panel and the general editor of Civil Justice Quarterly are among five new members of the Civil Justice Council.
A property company can plead that RBS “knowingly put forward a false and misleading case” in other proceedings against its director, the High Court has ruled.