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Do you need an expert in hot tubs?

Posted on 5th October 2017 by Chris Makin

Silly question, I know, but you more alert litigators will recognise that I’m talking about concurrent evidence.  Now, you may think “hot-tubbing” means having a couple of experts in a Jacuzzi, or being boiled alive in a missionary pot.  Not so; but either way, it’s likely to make your experts sweat unless they are very…

When framing the Civil Procedure Rules, Lord Woolf had the clear intention of encouraging parties in dispute to go away and settle their differences, perhaps with the help of trained professionals. We see this in CPR Part 1 – The Overriding Objective: 1.4(1)   The court must further the overriding objective by actively managing cases….

How To Prepare For Mediation

Posted on 11th July 2017 by admin

Litigation is deadly serious. Lawyers must prepare for it very carefully, and that is a lengthy process. Mediation is different – or is it? Well, it is different, but mediation, too, is deadly serious, and preparation for it must be just as thorough. The biggest difference is the dynamics, because the parties are in charge…

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