CPR Committee open meeting 11 May 2018—questions and answers [Archived]
CPR Committee open meeting 11 May 2018—questions and answers [Archived]

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

  • CPR Committee open meeting 11 May 2018—questions and answers [Archived]
  • CPR Committee agenda
  • Small claims limit and county court threshold
  • Business and Property Courts
  • Pilot scheme—disclosure
  • Pilot scheme—fixed recoverable costs
  • Open justice
  • Online Court
  • Pre-Action Protocol—low value personal injury claims in road traffic accidents
  • Pre-Action Protocols—debt claims
  • 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.

Answers to the questions raised were given by the following:

  1. Mr Justice Coulson—The Deputy Head of Civil Justice

  2. Mr Justice Birss—Senior Court Judge

  3. Mr Justice Kerr—Senior Court Judge

  4. District Judge Hovington—Northern Circuit

  5. District Judge Lethem—South Eastern Circuit

  6. Mr John Dagnall—Barrister at Maitland Chambers

A copy of the Questions and Answers subsequently approved by the CPR Committee (CPRC) can also be found here:

Questions and Answers—11 May 2018

CPR Committee agenda

Question Answer
How do the secretariat and the chair determine the agenda of the CPRC and the topics upon which it consults? Answer given by Mr Justice Coulson
The bulk of the work (approximately 60–70%) is driven by legislation and proposals from the Ministry of Justice or HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS). At present, proposals arising out the court reform programme set by HMCTS are tending to dominate the CPRC’s attention.
Otherwise,