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Major disruption expected as Government shows its hand on reform of whiplash and the small claims environment
Until yesterday the burning question was what the current government were intending to do with the announcement by the former Chancellor George Osborne in last year’s Autumn Statement that there was…Read more
We had of course been awaiting news from the new Theresa May led government, with its new ministerial team at both the Treasury and at the Ministry of Justice, as the what its intentions would be in…Read more
Jackson returns again to the reform agenda, though the SRA’s thematic review proceeds more cautiously
Recent days have given us both some further insights as to the next steps in the reform journey from the architect of the recent civil justice reforms, Lord Justice Jackson, as well as news from the…Read more
Today’s news from the MoJ of their future vision offers pointers for insurers towards the swifter and cheaper handling of claims
We have been waiting for news from the new ministerial team at the Ministry of Justice since their appointment in July on the various issues in their in-tray. News of their future vision emerged…Read more
Last week saw the publication of the final report from Lord Justice Briggs on the proposed future introduction of an Online Court (OC) to handle low value claims. Important issues for insurers are how…Read more
If the appointment as Prime Minister of Theresa May might have appeared to have given the best prospect of continuity in relation to the government’s civil justice reform agenda, her ministerial…Read more
Where do the latest political post-EU referendum developments leave the government’s civil justice reform agenda?
The task of anticipating future developments on matters of key significance to insurers following the quite unexpected result of last week’s EU referendum vote remains an almost impossible one. The…Read more
What do latest signals from Jackson and Briggs on fixed costs and the Online Court mean for insurers?
While news of the government’s appetite for change in these areas continues to be awaited, this week’s latest pointers from these two reforming Court of Appeal judges suggest that a more conservative…Read more
Government intention to follow through on reforms still in place while APIL conference responds to the threat
Over the last two days in Birmingham the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has been having their annual conference. It is worth having a look at what came out of it not only as a keynote address…Read more