Changes to civil procedure
By Naomi Chesterman
On 22 April 2014, many changes to both civil procedure and the County Court system came into force.
It is important that all litigators, regardless of specialism, are aware of the likely impact of the changes, which may include a greater pressure on the already busy County Court system. The main changes are summarised below.
From April, the 173 county courts have been replaced by one County Court for both England and Wales…
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