Could the gradual implementation of lie detector tests in the courts lead to the eventual end of the necessity for a defendant to be trial’d?
Dispute Resolution and Litigation
A new centre has recently opened in the heart of London which will hear and support cases involving Arbitration.
Members of Parliament were recently attacked by Lord Burnett of Maldon who claims that ‘Parliamentary Privilege’ is misused by MPs on a regular basis.
The HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has announced that its recently released ‘reform programme’ is predicted to be finished by 2023.
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has recently announced that the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) are likely to be updated, so as to provide greater assistance to all litigants.
The MoJ has recently announced that divorcing couples will no longer be able to ‘blame’ each other for the breakdown of their marriage.
A case may be put to a standstill if there is a ‘Conflict of Interest’ (COI), so what exactly is this?
Clients undergoing a dispute may be advised to seek Arbitration as a form of ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’ (ADR) – but is this a good alternative?
The use of ‘Judicial Review’ can be a powerful tool when used appropriately – so what exactly is it and is it beneficial?
From 1st January 2019, the proposals for disclosure reform shall be piloted in the Business and Property Courts that are based throughout the UK.
Solicitors warned about Skeleton Arguments
Next year, the UK court shall decide whether ‘Veganism’ is a religion or belief that should be protected by law – so, should it be?
It’s been two years since the UK government’s initiative to improve the courts in respect of an ongoing digital transition – so how effective has this been in its implementation?
Lawyers were recently reminded that a ‘duty of candour’ within litigation is of ‘paramount importance’ – so what exactly is this duty?
‘Litigation Privilege’ in English law is a fundamental component both for an individuals or parties’ rights. Therefore, exactly what is it and how can it be used?