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Law Commission seeks to reform Wales’ ‘fragmented’ court system | News

The Law Commission has unveiled a series of proposals to reform what it calls a ‘fragmented and complicated’ court system in Wales. The commission says the court system in England and Wales has evolved “at random”, with courts being created whenever an individual ministry deemed it necessary. As a result, there are gaps and inconsistencies […]

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The Law Commission’s class action review is a “step forward for those seeking justice”

Law firms hope people will find it easier to get justice in court after the Law Commission announced a review of the rules around “class action” lawsuits. Angela Parlane, managing director of Shine Lawyers in Auckland, said the review was “without a doubt” the result of a landmark Supreme Court ruling last month. The Supreme […]

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Law Commission Says Yes To Class Actions, Litigation Funding

Justice New Zealanders who believe they have suffered at the hands of big companies, organizations or government could find it much easier to join together to take class actions, if preliminary recommendations by the Law Commission are adopted The Law Commission, in a new issues paper, has come out in support of a statutory class […]