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City firm launches online arbitration system, as loss adjusters make their move

City firm Bargate Murray has launched an online arbitration system aimed at small businesses and consumers. The move comes as the Independent Loss Adjusters Association launches a claims review service, aimed at resolving disputes without the need for litigation.

May 11th, 2016 | No Comments »

Leveson: civil courts could introduce online screening of cases

Sir Brian Leveson, president of the Queen’s Bench Division, has argued that a “change in approach” is needed by the civil and family courts, including the introduction of a “screening process”. He said this could lead to “early neutral evaluation” by a lawyer, expert or judge.

November 13th, 2015 | No Comments »

LCJ: Fewer judges and “more registrars or facilitators” is consistent with Magna Carta

Less use of judges and greater use of “registrars or facilitators” is “entirely consistent” with the Magna Carta, the Lord Chief Justice has argued. Lord Thomas said technology would enable the justice system to “move away from the provision of the much beloved local court”.

October 8th, 2015 | No Comments »