Working Parties

A new CJC working group has been set up to consider and advise the Council on issues arising from implementation of the review ...

Civil Justice Council News Release 10 November 2014 CJC to look at Damages Based Agreements revisions The Government has asked the Civil ...

Objectives The Working Party looked at how to improve access to justice for litigants in person; this was in the light of ...

Objective To carry out an empirical study of the present state of ADR education at University level and in vocational training courses. ...

Objective To finalise an ADR Handbook for publication. Issues considered The sole issue considered has been the commercial viability of an ADR ...

Objective To consider and make recommendations as to: what if any, regulations ought to be made in the public interest under s. ...

Survey on GHR The survey and call for evidence for the GHR closed on Thursday, 12 December 2013. The Committee is grateful ...

Objective The Government has asked the CJC to look in detail at the issue of costs in defamation proceedings, and to report ...

Objective To respond to the Government’s Draft Defamation Bill and Consultation Paper.   Outcome of Working Party Further information including the CJC ...

Objective The purpose of this guidance is to assist litigants, those instructing experts and experts in understanding best practice with regard to ...

Issues considered Implementation of the Lord Justice Jackson Reforms and whether the CJC should formally respond to the MOJ Consultation.   Outcome ...

Objective To carry out a review of all PAPs and produce recommendations for reform. To examine the Jackson Report recommendations regarding PAPs. ...

Objective To respond to the government consultation on solving disputes in the county courts.   Outcome of Working Party Further information including ...

A new CJC working group has been set up to consider and review a series of discrete topics relating to civil litigation. ...

Objective To examine the feasibility of: a standard format for medical reports amending the MRO agreement to allow direct communication between solicitors ...

Objective To examine the feasibility of establishing a predictable damages regime for personal injury damages claims as recommended in the Jackson Report. ...

Objective To respond to the government consultation regarding reform of the social housing system. Outcome of Working Party Further information including the ...

Objective To examine the Jackson recommendation to reform the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) summary assessment form, examine the feasibility of the proposed ...

Background The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) consulted in November 2010 on the implementation of a package of measures recommended in Lord Justice ...

Objective To consider responses to the CJC Consultation Paper on a voluntary Code of Conduct for Third Party Funders and produce final ...

The Civil Justice Council (CJC) has set up a working group on property disputes chaired by Siobhan McGrath.