Lord Young’s report, Common Sense, Common Safety, was published on Friday.
The headlines, so far as legal costs are concerned, can be summarised as follows:
- Lord Young believes Lord Justice Jackson’s proposals should be adopted as soon as possible.
- The Government has fully supported Lord Young’s report.
- Lord Young wants to extend the new RTA claims process to other personal injury claims to £25,000 and lower value clinical negligence cases with a goal for introduction of April 2012.
More details can be found in this Summary of Lord Young’s report courtesy of Ken Slade, Principal PSL, Weightmans LLP and Dominic Regan.
Further analysis available from Legal Futures.