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REFORM: Size matters

28 September 2017  

Fiona Simpson examines the merits of the Shorter Trials Scheme

In September 2015 the Shorter Trials Scheme (STS) was introduced to run as a pilot from 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2018 for cases in certain sections of the English High Court – the Commercial Court, the Technology and Construction Court, the Chancery Division and the Mercantile Court.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    National Bank of Abu Dhabi PJSC v BP Oil International Ltd [2016] EWHC 2892 (Comm)

    Vitol SA v Beta Renowable Group SA [2017] EWHC 1734 (Comm)