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Breach of Trust claims on the rise

Sibling rivalries trigger record high in trust litigation. It has been reported that sibling rivalries and “intergenerational issues” have caused a record high in litigation over family trusts in the High Court. High Court judges have overseen a 43 per...

Clinical Negligence Event – 5 December Deans Court Chambers

A Clinical Negligence Lawyer’s Survival Guide 5 December 2017 Dean’s Court Chambers, Manchester 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm CPD accredited: 3 hours £195 + VAT Delegate places   A Clinical Negligence Lawyer’s Survival Guide £195.00 + VAT Speakers Stephen Grimes QC,...

Conflict culture

It appears that we have a culture of conflict in the UK. Divorcing couples in England and Wales are forced into making false and exaggerated allegations of adultery or bad behaviour under “fault-based” laws, a report published this week, Finding Fault, has...

Fixed costs will encourage mediation

Fixed costs are coming The next big thing we can do – and my department cares a great deal about costs across the board and disproportionate costs really impede to access to justice – is to try and extend fixed recoverable costs to as many areas of civil...

Clinical negligence lawyers spurning mediation

Claimant lawyers ‘resisting’ mediation, NHS Resolution chief executive has told MPs. We ask, is it fair to blame Claimant lawyers for a disappointing takeup? Is this down to the mediation providers that NHSR selected to run its mediation scheme in December...