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Small Claims Help

Small Claims Portal provides simple, modular choices & fixed price legal resources to help individuals and businesses navigate the Small Claims Court. Small Claims Portal is designed to make small claims litigation simpler, less expensive and less scary. Our growing Small Claims FAQ Portal has been designed to provide helpful guidance […]

Tony N. Guise

#GuiseOnJustice – The winds of change: dispute resolution and litigation in England and Wales in late 2021 – by Tony Guise | November 2021

November 2021 “The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going.” (John 3:8 NIV) The purpose of this month‘s column is to divine (with Biblical inspiration!) the direction of travel for civil justice in England and […]

Stuart McMillan

#LegallyThinking : Back to business with new challenges: what are legal tech experts talking about, and why should lawyers care? by Stuart McMillan

For the legal world, ’back to business’ is very much what the last few months have been about. However, the number of Covid-19 infections in the UK and around the world are rising again, and it may be that the dynamic, full-throated recovery we were promised will again be delayed. […]

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 […]

Stuart McMillan

On #LegallyThinking: How can innovation make life easier for lawyers? The tech we want versus the tech we need

What sort of innovation does the legal world need both to progress and keep its clients happy? In a recent article, Richard Tromans argues that however disruptive new legal tech has been, in reality the legal services sector is settling into a complementary relationship where technology makes existing processes more efficient, rather […]