CPR Committee open meeting 11 May 2018 [Archived]
CPR Committee open meeting 11 May 2018 [Archived]

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • CPR Committee open meeting 11 May 2018 [Archived]
  • Agenda and minutes
  • Membership (Agenda item 3)
  • Online court pilot (Agenda item 4)
  • Case officers (Agenda item 5)
  • County Court Legal Advisers pilot scheme—final charging orders (Agenda item 6)
  • Business and Property Courts—new Part for the CPR (Agenda item 7)
  • Shorter and Flexible Trial Pilot Schemes—report and recommendations (Agenda item 8)
  • Pre-action protocol for the resolution of package travel claims (Agenda item 9)
  • Electronic costs bill (Agenda item 10)
  • more

ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information purposes only. Further, some of the links may not direct you to the provisions as at the date the guidance in this Practice Note was published. For further information on previous and/or subsequent amendments to the CPR, see: CPR Updates—overview and Civil procedure rule committee minutes—overview.

Agenda and minutes

The draft agenda for the 11 May 2018 CPR Committee (CPRC) open meeting is available here:

Draft Agenda

The agreed minutes can also be found here:

Agreed minutes—11 May 2018

The meeting was chaired by Mr Justice Coulson, although Sir Terence Etherton was present to give the introductory remarks, in particular reflecting on the breadth of work undertaken by the CPRC and the particular success of the CPRC’s open meetings (which have been taking place since June 2006).

Membership (Agenda item 3)

It was noted that:

  1. District Judge Lethem will remain on the CPRC for a further term

  2. a new barrister member will be appointed to replace Mr Johnathan Klein

  3. Ms Kate Wellington, a consumer affairs member who has worked extensively on the Pre-action Protocol for Debt Claims, will be leaving the CPRC and her replacement is to be arranged

Mr Justice Coulson additionally introduced Ms Nicola Critchley from the Civil Justice Council (CJC), who will attend CPRC meetings going forward