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MoJ calls for evidence on new personal injury discount rate

The Ministry of Justice has issued a call for evidence on the new personal injury discount rate to be set under what will soon be the Civil Liability Act to meet the timescales set by the legislation.

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Leading firm left with court fees budget after late service

A leading national law firm that served its budget late has failed in an application for relief from sanctions only made on the day of the case and costs management conference.

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Court service call centres “improving justice”, says minister

Justice minister Lucy Frazer has defended the role of call centres in the justice system during the committee stage of the Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill.

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CJC bids to strengthen appeal of ADR short of compulsion

The Civil Justice Council has called for a ‘notice to mediate’ system used in Canada to be considered as the first step towards a more “automatic” system of alternative dispute resolution.

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Boxing promoter Warren loses assignment challenge to CFAs

Boxing promoter Frank Warren has been refused permission to appeal a costs judge’s ruling that the assignment of two CFAs – under which he owed his solicitors nearly £1m – was valid.

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Labour pushes for statutory ‘right to reconsideration’ in Courts Bill

The Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill enters its committee stage today, with Labour putting forward amendments to ensure greater “oversight and accountability”.

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Litigation funder to list next week with £76m market cap

Insolvency litigation funder Manolete is to raise £16.3m when it is admitted to AIM next week, it has announced. The selling shareholders will realise a further £13.1m.

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Lawyers join forces to hold first London disputes week

A host of top law firms, chambers, representative bodies and others are joining forces to launch London International Disputes Week next year.

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