Most of us have little or no direct experience of the justice system, but we still believe it will help us when we need it. This is particularly so following a life-changing event, such as being injured as a result of someone else's negligence on the roads.
The Association of Consumer Support Organisations (ACSO) has responded to the Civil Justice Council (CJC) consultation on guideline hourly rates (GHRs).
In October 2019 the Court of Appeal gave judgement in Aldred v Cham  EWCA 178, an important appeal concerning the recovery of costs in ex-portal, fixed costs cases under Civil Procedure Rule 45.29I(2)(h).
The Association of Consumer Support Organisations (ACSO) has published its Annual Review for 2020.
The review outlines the highlights of the year, including the creation of the ACSO Rehabilitation Working Group and ensuring children and protected parties are not treated unfairly under the Civil Liability Act.