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Number of judicial review applications falls from 15,600 to 4,000

The number of judicial review applications lodged at the High Court fell from 15,600 to just 4,062 last year – caused mainly, but not entirely by the transfer of immigration and asylum cases to the Upper Tribunal.

March 10th, 2015 | No Comments »

SARAH Bill lampooned as “monument to Grayling” as it passes third reading

The government’s Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism (SARAH) Bill passed its third reading in the House of Lords yesterday afternoon, but was lampooned by Lord Pannick as a “monument” to the achievements of the current Lord Chancellor, Chris Grayling.

January 7th, 2015 | No Comments »

Grayling gets it wrong on whiplash

Justice secretary Chris Grayling blundered yesterday afternoon when he announced that medical experts had only three months, from January 2015 to 1 April 2015, to become accredited under the government’s new MedCo scheme.

December 3rd, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Grayling announces new court rules on medical evidence for whiplash claims

Chris Grayling, the justice secretary and Lord Chancellor, has promised new court rules to limit the scope of medical evidence for whiplash claims and discourage ‘pre-med’ offers.

August 4th, 2014 | No Comments »

MPs and peers attack judicial review costs changes

MPs and peers on the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) have attacked government plans to make sweeping changes to the costs rules for judicial reviews.

April 30th, 2014 | No Comments »