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Access to Environmental Justice
Ensuring access to environmental justice in England and Wales “When it signed up to the Aarhus Convention nearly a decade ago the United Kingdom undertook to ensure that ordinary members of the public who wished ...

Reform of the Patents County Court
Intellectual Property Court Users’ Committee This report contains the Proposals for Reform of the Patents County Court: The Working Group 5. The Consultation 5. Executive summary 6. Background 7. The results of the Consultation 8. ...

Controlling costs in defamation proceedings
|General|Guidance|Civil
Master of the Rolls (MoR) Private Office response We agree with the statement in the MoJ consultation paper that “there is an inherent unfairness in the present system, which impacts disproportionately on defendants in defamation ...


Court mediation service manual
|Guidance|Civil
In November 2004, the National Mediation Helpline was launched, and has since become established as an efficient means of providing mediation services throughout England and Wales. This means that, any court user anywhere in England ...