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Clarke announces major overhaul of civil justice – Ministry of Justice

“The first major overhaul of the civil justice system in 15 years and reform of controversial ‘no win no fee’ deals were announced by Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke today.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 29th March 2011

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Clarke stamping out compensation culture fears – Ministry of Justice

“Fears that a damaging compensation culture and an unwieldy justice system is costing businesses millions of pounds and deterring deserving individuals from using the justice system are to be tackled under plans announced today.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 29th March 2011

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Kenneth Clarke unveils plans to tackle compensation culture – The Guardian

“Proposals to tackle Britain’s ‘damaging compensation culture’, control legal costs and divert cases from courtrooms into online resolution have been unveiled by the justice secretary.”

Full story

The Guardian, 29th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Bank claims deluge legal service – BBC News

“The government’s Money Claim Online small claims service (MCOL) is being overwhelmed by claims for bank charges.” 

Full story

BBC News, 8th June 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Claimant PI lawyers hail Falconer plan – Law Society’s Gazette

“Lord Falconer stunned lawyers last week by unexpectedly announcing that the small claims limit for personal injury cases would remain unchanged.” 

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Law Society’s Gazette, 26th April 2007

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Personal injury limit to remain – Financial Times

“To the relief of claimant lawyers and against the wishes of insurers, the government yesterday recommended that the £1,000 limit for personal injury claims that can heard in the small claims court should remain unchanged.”

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Financial Times, 21st April 2007

Source: www.ft.com


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