Tony N. Guise

#GuiseOnJustice – Virtuous circle or vicious cycle: the Ministry of Justice increase Court fees, again! – by Tony Guise | September 2021

September 2021 With these words the Government explained the basis for increasing Court fees: “The case for revisiting the way we charge court fees is based firmly on the need to ensure that Her Majesty’s Court and Tribunal Service (“HMCTS”) is funded properly to protect the vital principle of access […]

Stuart McMillan

#LegallyThinking : A common language for legal tech beckons, but does that mean law firms should give up on the innovation race? by Stuart McMillan

When it comes to legal technology, the conversation often centres around who will offer the best iteration of a solution — who will master the software that allows firms to be more efficient without skimping on quality? Who will develop workflow strategies that mean the offices of a multinational law […]

Stuart McMillan

#LegallyThinking : A digital civil justice system — what does the Master of the Rolls’ masterplan mean for lawyers? by Stuart McMillan

Sir Geoffrey Vos, newly in post as Master of the Rolls, has made ambitions for his tenure quite clear. Online civil justice must be made a success of. Digitisation of the county courts cannot come ‘a day too soon’, he has said. Sir Geoffrey acknowledges the sweeping changes that are already happening […]