March/April 2020 – CPR changes

Various upcoming CPR changes are set out in the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2020, SI 2020/82 and come into force on 30 March 2020 and 6 April 2020. The amendments are relatively minor and technical in nature and cover six matters, namely the entry of default judgments, disclosure of Part 36 offers on appeal, authorisation of CILEX fellows to perform certain functions of the court, the operation of the Media and Communications (MAC) List, certain housing matters and the Legal Advisers Final Charging Order provisions.

The official version of the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2020 (the Rules) is available here.

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