Sunday, 14 August 2011
Out in Singapore with Lord Justice Jackson was Master Whitaker . The speech of the Queens Remembrancer is fully reported on the Chris Dale blog.From my perspective what was interesting was his criticism of senior and yet inept lawyers who fail to understand the very nature of the disclosure exercise , particularly the need to limit it to proportionate boundaries .Fail in this duty and expect harsher penalties in future.
Saturday, 13 August 2011
Friday, 12 August 2011
Sir Rupert gave a talk in Singapore yesterday morning . He confirmed that October next year remains the implementation target . Interestingly , he said that a much firmer line needs to be taken on delay and default . There should be a clampdown on the high cost of experts and of drafting witness statements . All of these ideas have been accepted by government.
Monday, 8 August 2011
On friday september 9th Exeter University hosts a full day conference organised by the Exeter and Devon Medico-Legal Society. There is a superb range of speakers covering the entire gamut of medical and clinical negligence issues. If one gets a cheque for the princely sum of £100 to Foot Ansty solicitors in the millionaires playground of Exeter by thursday this week you will have secured the deal of the year .