- Wednesday, 22 November 2017
There is no immediate need for the Civil Procedure Rule Committee to introduce a new privacy rule for certain costs issues in environmental cases as it could conflict with its open justice review, it has decided. It was responding to a High Court ruling that said hearings about costs protection limits should be held in private.
Tags: Aarhus Convention, costs caps, environmental law, judicial review
Posted in News, Procedure
- Wednesday, 24 February 2016
The Lord Chief Justice has suggested that the new costs rules on interventions in judicial reviews should be looked at again. Giving evidence to the justice select committee, he also argued for word-limited submissions to the Court of Appeal.
Tags: Court of Appeal, judicial review, Lord Chief Justice
Posted in General, News
- Thursday, 24 December 2015
Plans by the Ministry of Justice to rewrite the costs rules for environmental judicial reviews in favour of defendants have been strongly criticised by the Bar Council, which said the ministry recognised that they could have a “stifling effect”.
Tags: Bar Council, environmental law, judicial review
Posted in News, Uncategorized
- Monday, 21 December 2015
A High Court judge has described how the Association of Medical Reporting Associations was “closely involved” in the design of MedCo, the portal for expert evidence in whiplash cases. The full ruling from the Speed Medical judicial review has now been published.
Tags: judicial review, MedCo, whiplash
Posted in Experts, MoJ claims process, News
- Friday, 11 December 2015
Speed Medical has said it will appeal after the High Court this morning rejected its judicial review and backed the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) over the operation of MedCo, the portal for expert evidence in whiplash cases.
Tags: High Court, judicial review, MedCo, whiplash
Posted in MoJ claims process, News
- Tuesday, 29 September 2015
The Civil Justice Council has made it clear that it remains “conceptually” opposed to the new financial information rules for judicial review applicants, despite their passage into law in the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015.
Tags: Criminal Justice and Courts Act, judicial review
Posted in General, News
- Tuesday, 10 March 2015
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.
Tags: applications, Chris Grayling, judicial review, Ministry of Justice
Posted in News