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The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Déirdre Dwyer


Ten years after the Civil Procedure Rules changed the landscape of civil justice in England and Wales, this book presents an analysis, by some of the leading judges, academics, and practitioners involved in civil litigation in the UK, of the effectiveness of the Woolf Reforms, and the challenges facing civil procedure today. The book includes sections on the nature of the CPR as ‘a new procedural code’, case management, costs and funding, civil evidence (including the changes to expert evidence under the CPR), alternative dispute resolution, the influence of the CPR on reforms in civil law jur ... More

Keywords: Civil Procedure Rules, civil justice, civil litigation, Woolf Reforms, Access to Justice inquiry, CPR

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199576883
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Déirdre Dwyer, editor
University of Oxford

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1 Introduction

Déirdre Dwyer

Part I ‘A New Procedural Code’?

Part II Case Management

Part III Costs and Funding

11 Litigation, Cost, Funding, and the Future

John Sorabji, and Robert Musgrove

Part IV Civil Evidence

Part V Alternative Dispute Resolution

Part VI The CPR and Europe

Part VII Experiences of the CPR

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