Article Tag: Jackson reforms

‘Jackson reforms’ and insolvency litigation

In April 2013 the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) came into force and introduced changes to the civil justice system which were recommended by Lord Justice Jackson. The aims of the reforms were to ‘boost efficiency’ and ‘reduce the costs of litigation’. LASPO introduced a number of fundamental changes to… Read more »

Difficult conditions set to continue for some law firms

The extent to which law firms are experiencing difficult trading conditions has been highlighted by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) for some time now, something the industry as a whole recognises. The fact that firms in financial difficulties are ‘increasingly turning to non-mainstream lenders’, according to the SRA’s recent announcement, serves to highlight this trend…. Read more »