A forum to consider the future determination of clinical negligence and high value personal injury cases in Bristol, Somerset and Gloucestershire.
Meeting at 4.15 pm – 5.45pm on 30 November 2018
Court Seven; Bristol Civil Justice Centre.
The forum will consider how clinical negligence cases and high value personal injury cases can be better progressed through the court system in this region. The aim is to have a genuine exchange of views as to what is working, what is not working and what changes may be implemented so as to ensure the speedy and cost-efficient resolution of cases. Topics will include:
- The reform programme and the vision for the future
- The home court principle / issuing in and transfer from the RCJ
- Costs and case management
- Telephone/video hearings/evidence
- Pre-trial reviews
- Listing for trial (including venue)
- Approval hearings
All practitioners who regularly practice within these areas of work are very welcome, but numbers may have to be limited.
Please register your interest via e mail to: Jennifer.Smart@justice.gov.uk by 16 November 2018. Attendance will be confirmed by 23rd November 2018.