City solicitors support some form of change to the current approach to witness statements, new research has showed as a judicial survey on options remains live.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that it has jurisdiction to hear an appeal against the decision that stopped the massive £14bn Mastercard class action – the biggest opt-out claim in English legal history.
Judges dealing with difficult caseloads are receiving annual one-to-one meetings with psychologists, the Lord Chief Justice has revealed. His annual report also focused on the crumbling court estate.
A High Court judge has strongly criticised a City partner who gave a journalist a copy of a witness statement made in support of an application for pre-action disclosure.
The ability for experts to give evidence remotely in the new era of virtual hearings will be “very welcome” in some cases, a senior judge said today.
A party’s claim to legal advice privilege over two internal emails has been rejected by the High Court, which has also ordered a privileged document disclosed by mistake destroyed.
A leading law firm has launched a service that uses AI to analyse large quantities of data quickly and minimise the “caveats” relied on by lawyers when assessing early stage disputes.
A litigant in person who disclosed a ‘without prejudice’ offer during trial had been warned not to and the judge was right to sanction him, the Court of Appeal has ruled.