Party conferences and Jackson speech show alternative approaches post General Election

The last week or so has seen the party conferences of both Labour in Manchester and the Conservatives in Birmingham, as well as a key note speech from Lord Justice Jackson to the Costs Law Reports Conference. There are pointers from these quarters as to what lies ahead on key claims handling issues as we begin to look ahead at the different landscapes that might apply over the next parliamentary term between 2015 and 2020 depending on the result from the ballot box on 7 May 2015.

Let’s look ahead firstly at Jackson’s vision for future change, and then how it might be affected by the Election outcome.

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Simon Denyer


I am the Strategic Legal Development Partner within the Insurance team.