Category Archives: Litigation insurance

Jackson launches costs management trial in Birmingham

Lord Justice Jackson went to Birmingham on Tuesday to encourage its litigation solicitors to take part in a costs management trial in the specialist courts. The details are interesting, but less so than the policy considerations which underlay Sir Rupert’s … Continue reading

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Judge Facciola LegalTech messages are for UK as well as US lawyers

There was something almost surreal about the discovery that the LegalTech organisers had failed to record US Magistrate Judge John Facciola’s keynote speech, given that Facciola regularly delivers Opinions castigating parties either for faulty decisions about technology or for technological … Continue reading

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Companies in dark over litigation costs

Companies in dark over litigation costs is the title of an article on the Financial Times web site today (login required). It tells of an Ipsos Mori survey commissioned by Addleshaw Goddard. The survey’s subject-matter was more specific than the … Continue reading

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Jackson and CJC focus on costs models

Lord Justice Jackson’s review of litigation costs will presumably cover a wide range of subjects from rules and procedures, to the actual practice in the courts, to the better use of technology, to training matters and beyond. One of the … Continue reading

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Pay-per-use EnCase for in-house e-disclosure

A new pricing model announced by Guidance Software allows companies to use its EnCase® eDiscovery on a pay-per-use basis. Hitherto, EnCase® eDiscovery has been available to end-users only by outright purchase. The new structure gives them the option of paying … Continue reading

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Conference focuses on ADR and Costs

CLAN, the Commercial Litigation Association, is running a conference on 13 March with an emphasis on Alternative Dispute Resolution and costs. Called Practical Challenges for Modern Commercial Litigators, it addresses issues including Litigation funding ADR: what the future holds Costs: … Continue reading

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Litigation insurers have an interest in eDisclosure

My heading is not a report that litigation insurers have actually shown an interest in electronic disclosure. They clearly have an interest, though, in the sense that their interests must lie in anything which has the potential to bring parties … Continue reading

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