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Why LIDW has moved to a membership structure

Over the last few months London International Disputes Week (LIDW) has transformed into a membership organisation to take the aims and ambitions of LIDW forward. Emily Morris, LIDW Board Member and Head of Marketing at Atkin Chambers, summarises why the original founding members and supporters of LIDW have orchestrated this change.

Published on: 12/11/2020

The lessons of virtual and hybrid cases in London’s Commerial Court

On Wednesday 18 March, all hearings in the Commercial Court were proceeding as usual. By Friday 20 March, every single hearing in the list was virtual. What any of the judges would have said in advance was utterly impossible, simply happened.

Published on: 12/11/2020

Questions to ask your lawyer at the start of a dispute

Lawyers are obliged by professional conduct rules to inform their clients at the start of a dispute what they think are the likely costs, length and outcome of the proceedings. But what else should a client that is new to litigation or arbitration ask their lawyer?

Published on: 12/11/2020