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INSIGHTS BY PENNINGTONS MANCHES: The future's bright

17 February 2017  

Clare Arthurs and Richard Marshall take a view on the direction of reform

This time last year, we were reeling from Jackson LJ’s proposal to extend fixed recoverable costs across all types of cases under £250,000; this proposal, he said in his speech to the Insolvency Practitioners Association in January 2016, could be implemented by the end of 2016, if the political will was there. Perhaps unsurprisingly, given last year’s events, the political will appeared to be (at least temporarily) elsewhere. But what might the future hold for litigation?