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The Civil Procedure Rules at 20

Andrew Higgins


The book provides a series of presentations and papers to mark the 20th anniversary of the CPR coming into force, many of which were delivered orally at the CPR at 20 Conference at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Mansfield College, Oxford in 2019. The presentations and papers have been edited and extended to provide a permanent record available to a wider audience. The book considers the successes and failures of the CPR, and current challenges faced by those designing, administering and using the civil justice system. It covers a range of topics including: the digitisation of the civi ... More

Keywords: civil procedure, access to justice, proportionality, online courts, artificial intelligence, disclosure, class actions, judicial review, closed material proceedings, costs and funding

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198863182
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198863182.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Higgins, editor
Associate Professor of Civil Procedure, Mansfield College, University of Oxford

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Part I Introduction

1 The Civil Procedure Rules Twenty Years On

Damien Byrne Hill and Maura McIntosh

Part II Judicial Presentations

4 Discovery

Peter Coulson

8 Civil Justice Reform

Rupert Jackson

Part III Collective Redress

Part IV Disclosure

12 Disclosure

Charles Hollander

Part V Judicial Review

Part VI Costs and Funding

Part VII National Security

Part VIII Technology

19 Reform of Civil Justice

Richard Goodman