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Lord Mackay, the Lord Chancellor, has appointed Lord Woolf to conduct a radical review of the rules and procedures which govern the civil courts.It aims to make access to law cheaper and the system and terminology simpler.Lord Woolf, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, will be assisted by a commission of six:Master Robert Turner, Master of the Supreme Court, Queen's Bench Division.District Judge Dick Greenslade, editor of County Court Practice and a judge in the Gloucester County Court.John Bolton. partner in the construction services unit of London firm Davies Arnold Cooper.Rupert Jackson QC, a recorder since 1990.Phillip Sycamore, chair of the Law Society's civil litigation committee.Professor Ross Cranston, professor of commercial law at the LSE, will act as consultant.The review will take two years, with Lord Woolf's report going to the Lord Chancellor for consideration, after which it will be published.Lord Woolf is holding a series of roadshows to hear criticism of the current system and ideas for improvement.They are open to everyone, but booking a place beforehand is advised.* 18 November, the University of Northumbria, Newcastle on Tyne, contact Margaret Thomas, 091 233 0099.* 25 November, University of Bristol, Shirley Knights, 0272 288971.* 2 December, Cardiff Law School, Glenda Bland, 0222 700053.* 9 December, Manchester Met. University, Professor Nigel Bastin, 061 2472000.* 20 January 1995, University of Birmingham.* 27 January and 3 February 1995, Senate House, University of London.Dates and venues for 1995 have yet to be confirmed.Lord Woolf has also held informal consultations with interested groups and welcomes written submissions addressed to him at the House of Lords.
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