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New appointments to Supreme Court and Court of Appeal

21 July 2017

The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of The Rt Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond as President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on the retirement of The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury in September 2017.

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Academy Training Programme in Hong Kong announced.

20 July 2017

In November 2017 TAE will once again be returning to its succesful programme of training in Hong Kong.  Over the past twenty years TAE has instructed thousands of experts in the region in both the public and the private sector.

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LSB launches research into vulnerable consumers’ experience of legal services

14 July 2017

The Legal Services Board has today launched research into the experiences of consumers in vulnerable circumstances when they use legal service.

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Business and Property Courts of England and Wales are launched

5 July 2017

The new Business and Property Courts of England and Wales were launched last night at an event at the Rolls Building in London.

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CE-File - Courts to accept online filing only

5 July 2017

Since 25th April 2017, it has not been possible to lodge Applications or Claim Forms in person at the Rolls Building. Instead, all filing and issuing must be done electronically using CE-File. 

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Expert Witnesses sent to jail for perjury

3 July 2017

Seven expert witnesses who fabricated evidence about the cost of replacement hire cars for motorists in road crashes have been handed jail sentences and ordered to pay a total legal bill which could reach some £1.5 million for what a High Court judge in London called in "a very serious perversio

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Update to Expert's Declaration - Criminal

5 April 2017

The fourth amendment to the Criminal Practice Directions 2015 ([2016] EWCA Crim 1714 [1]) took affect on 3rd April 2017. It was handed down by the Lord Chief Justice on 28th March 2017.

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Specialist civil courts are to be known as the “Business and Property Courts of England and Wales”

17 March 2017

From June of this year, the specialist civil courts are to be known as the “Business and Property Courts of England and Wales”.

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Amendments to the Criminal Practice Directions November 2016

18 November 2016

The Lord Chief Justice has  signed off the latest amendments to the Criminal Practice Directions which take effect immediately. Expert Witnesses should note that there have been some changes relating to expert evidence with the addition of two new sections - 19B and 19C.

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10 October 2016

The week of 10th - 14th October is UK Mediation Week UK Mediation Awareness Week 2016 will provide an opportunity to understand the benefits of mediation across all sectors

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