CIVIL PROCEDURE, COSTS, EVIDENCE AND – DINOSAURS : A REVIEW OF THE MONTH – ARTICLES AND POSTS (SEPTEMBER 2019)

Every month I plan to provide links to useful articles and posts on civil procedure.   I am happy for anyone to send me links that are relevant to the topics that this blog covers.  (Links to  posts does not constitute agreement or approval.)

COSTS

The Law Society Fixed recoverable costs

Walker Morris  Proportionality in litigation costs: Guidance from the Court of Appeal

1 Chancery Lane  McClelland v The Chief Constable of Sussex Police (Wasted Costs)

Kerry Underwood  NO STAY OF COSTS PENDING APPLICATION UNDER CPR 52.30 TO RE-OPEN APPEAL

Dispute Resolution Blog  Costs budgeting: how is it working?

 

ADR

Herbert Smith Freehills              Court of Appeal orders early neutral evaluation despite party objection

Law Society Gazette                     Compelling Parties to ADR 

 

WITHOUT PREJUDICE CORRESPONDENCE

Herbert Smith Freehills              High Court finds impliedly “without prejudice” correspondence admissible on questions of costs

 

VULNERABLE PARTIES

New Law Journal              Help vulnerable parties more, judges advised

Solicitors Journal           Civil Justice Council plans to help vulnerable parties in civil courts

Mental Capacity Law

& Policy                         Civil Justice Council consultation on vulnerable witnesses and parties in civil proceedings

SERVICE OF THE CLAIM FORM

BC Disease News         Service of the Claim Form by Social Media: Gray v Hurley [2019] EWHC 1636 (QB)

PWC    Updated Civil Procedure Rules bring extra considerations for data protection claimants this October

Clayden Law  CHANGES TO CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES – PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION CLAIMS

 

EVIDENCE

Litigation Futures  Senior judge attacks expert witness “dinosaurs

Herbert Smith Freehills –  Privilege: a reminder of the dangers of cherry picking