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Better IT and case management needed in Chancery Division, says review

The absence of modern IT in the Chancery Division of the High Court is a “serious brake” on its efficiency and productivity, the interim report of the first review of the division in 30 years has concluded.

August 1st, 2013 | Comments Off on Better IT and case management needed in Chancery Division, says review

Bar Council working party calls for end to witness statements in Rolls Building litigation

The involvement of solicitors and barristers in crafting witness statements in big-ticket litigation has neutered the current regime and it should be replaced by a system of witness summaries and live evidence-in-chief, a Bar Council working party has recommended.

March 26th, 2013 | Comments Off on Bar Council working party calls for end to witness statements in Rolls Building litigation