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Shorter trials scheme case keeps costs under control

A contractual dispute between an oil trader and a biofuels manufacturer has shown the “possibilities for swift and litigation” under the High Court’s shorter trials scheme. The scheme sees the case managed by a docketed judge with a trial date fixed for not more than eight months after the case management conference and judgment within six weeks.

July 11th, 2017 | No Comments »

High Court approves first application to transfer case to shorter trials scheme

The High Court has approved the first application to transfer a case started in the normal way into the shorter trials scheme. Under the scheme, cases are managed by a docketed judge, with trials limited to four days and summary costs instead of costs budgeting.

February 23rd, 2016 | No Comments »