Public matters - March 2021
This month includes updates on extreme weather liability risk, the Debt Respite Scheme, changes to Practice Direction 57AC and Post-Covid child abuse litigation.
22 March 2021
Welcome to our Public Matters Newsletter.
This month we have:
Climate change - extreme weather and shifting liability risks
James Fawcett considers what further developments we might see in response to shifting environmental challenges.
Local authorities and the Debt Respite Scheme
Joe Price outlines this legislation and how might it affect local authorities.
Significant changes to trial witness statements: Practice Direction 57AC - what do you need to know?
Mia Plume looks at the key changes to Practice Direction 57AC and Statement of Best Practice, and the challenges for legal representatives.
Post-Covid child abuse litigation - a new future
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