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Melissa Jones

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Melissa Jones

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Melissa is a member of the LexisPSL Dispute Resolution team.  She focuses on the law and practice of commercial litigation with a particular interest in the procedural aspects of starting and managing civil claims up to and including trial.

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The County Court at Central London has published a guide to the Business and Property Work undertaken at the court (dated January 2020). It includes details of the...

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The Court of Appeal in SPI North Ltd v Swiss Post International (UK) Ltd and another company [2019] EWCA Civ 7 dealt with a novel question of principle regarding CPR...

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The Commercial Court Users’ Group will next meet on Tuesday 13 March 2018. The Group represents the interests of the Court's users and advises the Court on matters...

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Following a joint statement issued by the Lord Chancellor, Lord Chief Justice and the Senior President of Tribunals on transforming the justice system, the Ministry...

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Lord Dyson, Master of the Rolls, revealed his concerns about enhanced court fees impeding access to justice when he appeared before the Justice...

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Mr Justice Snowden had to consider this question in the recent case of Moosun v HSBC Bank t/a First Direct [2015] EWHC 3308 (Ch). The claimant had brought...

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The Ministry of Justice yesterday (22 July 2015) proposed further increases for issuing money claims with the maximum fee likely to be at least £20,000. This follows...

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The Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) is in the process of making significant amendments to a number of the pre-action protocols and will be introducing a new...

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Despite concern expressed by the Civil Justice Council, the Lord Chief Justice and the Law Society, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed that it is to press ahead...

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Practitioners are warned that they should give careful consideration to their communications when negotiating with other parties, ensuring that if...

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