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April 2018 - a new coherent package for costs?

Sir Rupert Jackson’s pithy foreword to his 2009 review of costs described his reforms as “a coherent package” designed to control litigation costs in civil claims. 423 more words


Agents or concessionaries? the law since JBW & Newlyn

For centuries it has been accepted that bailiffs acting for creditors were their agents.  Case law and statutory developments in the last decade have begun to challenge this. 2,935 more words


My statement today outside Petty France

Today, the Ministry of Justice has left me with no alternative than to take more robust action in the public interest.

Officials in Petty France have brought a disciplinary hearing against me. 160 more words

Ministry Of Justice

'Independent': It Means What It Says Stupid

This time last year indeed, let me be honest, this time just eight months ago when sitting down to write the Editorial in The Prisons Handbook 2016… 1,893 more words

Faith Spear

Prison reform: paying the price

Well D-Day is rapidly approaching for me, the day the Ministry of Justice and the Independent Monitoring Board decide on my future not just as a Chairman but as a member of the IMB as I have to attend a Disciplinary Hearing. 605 more words


New government rules could raise cost of legal challenges to fracking - lawyers

As anti-fracking groups prepare to take legal action over recent shale gas decisions, the government has announced changes which could make future challenges more expensive. 708 more words


Whiplash reforms go ahead - one year on

Some 51 weeks after the ideas were first outlined in the 2015 Autumn Statement, the Ministry of Justice has finally started consultation on what the necessary measures to put a brake on the worst excesses of whiplash claims should look like. 479 more words