Civil Courts Structure Review: Final Report

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Please Note:

The copy of the Final Report available online from first publication (on 27th July 2016) until corrected at 5:23pm on 28th July 2016 contained a number of errors and departures from the Final Report delivered by Lord Justice Briggs to the Lord Chief Justice and the Master of the Rolls on 14th July 2016. These were due to formatting errors and have now been corrected. Please replace any downloaded or archived copies of the defective version with the corrected copy now available.


The Lord Chief Justice and the Master of the Rolls, as Head of Civil Justice, asked Lord Justice Briggs to carry out a review of the structure of the courts which deliver civil justice.

“This is my Final Report, following the conclusion of the Civil Courts Structure Review. I submitted my Interim Report (“IR”) to the Lord Chief Justice and the Master of the Rolls on 24 December 2015, as instructed, and it was published early in January 2016.”

Lord Justice Briggs – July 2016