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Civil Justice Council issues new guidance on instructing experts in civil claims
27/08/2014
The Civil Justice Council has published new guidance on the instruction of experts in civil claims ahead of the removal of the Protocol on experts in Practice Direction 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules. The new guidance is not formally in force at present, but will replace the protocol in the autumn.
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APIL critical of Government delays for reviewing personal injury reforms…
27/08/2014
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has received confirmation from the Ministry of Justice of a further delay to the long-overdue review of the discount rate for personal injury cases.
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Guidance for the instruction of experts in civil claims 2014…
18/08/2014
The Civil Justice Council has issued new Guidance for the instruction of experts in civil claims 2014, which replaces the 2007 Protocol.
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CPS issues legal guidance on DNA 17 profiling and Expert Evidence…
08/08/2014
DNA profiling is now routinely used to provide evidence in prosecutions of criminal cases. The biggest change to DNA testing since 2000 is now live.
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Afentis announces new version of Facebook Forensic Software…
04/08/2014
The next generation software for the gathering of social media evidence has been released by Afentis Forensics.
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