10th August - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: Anger is mounting in the profession about the current state of civil litigation, court fees and costs budgeting, according to the results of the latest NLJ /LSLA litigation trends survey. Court fees, which have risen by more than 600% in some cases, are a major irritation for litigation lawyers, with 90% of respondents stating that they believe the hike will affect clients’ decisions to commence proceedings. David Greene, NLJ consultant editor and senior partner at Edwin Coe, says: “The Ritz is probably cheaper now than the Central London County Court but at least the Ritz does not run a monopoly.” Full story - New Law Journal

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