From the Litigation Tracker

Revealed: The top 15 appeals of 2021

As showcased in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases last month, litigants are lining up for a busy 2021, with further disputes set to be heard in both the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Here are the challenges to look out for. Several of this year’s appeals have previously appeared in The Lawyer’s Top 20 […]

From the Litigation Tracker: A ‘wave’ of Covid-related litigation is starting to wash into the courts

Claims activity rallied across a number of sectors in late 2020 following a coronavirus-induced dip in Q2, data from The Lawyer Litigation Tracker shows. For the sake of this analysis a cross-section of pandemic-hit sectors was selected, including: healthcare equipment and services, public sector (excluding health), retail, real estate and pharmaceuticals. Claims activity as a […]

From the Litigation Tracker: When it comes to weathering the coronavirus, some courts are better than others

  Claims activity within the Queen’s Bench and Chancery Divisions of the High Court dropped significantly following the initial coronavirus outbreak but activity within the Patents Court, the Commercial Court and the Admiralty Division remained consistent, data from The Lawyer Litigation Tracker shows. Claims activity across UK courts as a whole plummeted between January and […]

From the Litigation Tracker: Claims activity bounces back after Covid-19-induced slump

Claims activity within five major UK courts resurged in the second half of 2020 after plummeting following the initial Covid-19 outbreak, data from The Lawyer Litigation Tracker shows. There were 606 claims filed within the Commercial, Chancery, Queen’s Bench, Patents and Admiralty Divisions of the E&W High Court in January last year. This collapsed in […]