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PLA Law Reform Committee – Request for members feedback: Consultation on Extending Fixed Recoverable Costs in Civil Cases

Following the voluntary Capped Costs Pilot which commenced in certain Business and Property Courts on 14 January 2019, MOJ has launched a consultation in relation to extending the use of Fixed Recoverable Costs (FRC) in Civil Cases. This follows recommendations made in Sir Rupert Jackson’s Supplemental Report on FRCs in July 2017. The consultation is […]

17th May 2019 Consultations Read more

Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims – feedback request

Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims The Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims came into force on 1 October 2017 and we would like to review how this is working in practice.  Could you let us have your experiences, good or bad, of using this new protocol?  It would be helpful to have specific cases to discuss […]

27th Apr 2019 Law Reform Committee Read more

Central London Chancery Users Group 16 May 2019

Central London Chancery Users Group There is a Chancery Users Group meeting on 16 May 2019 and we would like to hear from members about their recent experiences of the Chancery List at Central London and also Central London Court Court more generally.  The purpose of this meeting is to feed back to the judiciary […]

27th Apr 2019 Law Reform Committee Read more

Capped Costs Pilot: PD 51W – feedback request

PLA Law Reform Committee are requesting members feedback on Capped Costs Pilot: PD 51W A voluntary Capped Costs Pilot commenced in certain Business and Property Courts on 14 January 2019 and will run for 2 years.  It concerns cases valued up to £250,000.  The Pilot will be evaluated to assess whether there is demand for such a scheme […]

27th Apr 2019 Law Reform Committee Read more

Alan Langleben Memorial Essay Competition winner announced

PLA member Philip Sheppard has won first prize in the Alan Langleben Memorial Essay Competition with his entry on the assured tenancy regime relating to long leaseholds and, in addition to winning £1,000 cash, had his essay published in the Estates Gazette. The question posed for the essay was “What is the most unjust and/or unfair […]

28th Mar 2019 News Read more