Dispute Resolution—starting and managing a civil claim annual round-up: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]
Dispute Resolution—starting and managing a civil claim annual round-up: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]

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

  • Dispute Resolution—starting and managing a civil claim annual round-up: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]
  • Reviewing 2017
  • Case management
  • What happened?
  • What are the key implications?
  • Want to know more?
  • Applications
  • What happened?
  • What are the practical implications?
  • Want to know more?
  • More...

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This year’s Dispute Resolution starting and managing a civil claim annual review looks back at some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. This includes ongoing applications for relief from sanctions, developments in the law of privilege in SFO v Eurasian and on inadvertent disclosure of privileged material, court guide updates in relation to interim applications, the introduction of new hot-tubbing provisions under Practice Direction 35, para 11, settlement agreements, case developments in applications for permission to appeal and the CJC’s interim report on ADR.

Reviewing 2017

Case management

What happened?

Applications for relief from sanctions continue to be dealt with by the courts, including at Court of Appeal level. In R (Kaur) v The Secretary of State For The Home Department, the Court of Appeal considered its jurisdiction to grant relief from sanctions where an appeal had been properly dismissed for failing to comply with the procedural rules under CPR 52 concerning the documents to be filed in an appeal. The Court of Appeal set out what is expected of appellants when documents, such as transcripts, are not yet available

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