Government PI reforms ‘too limited’ says Browne Jacobson

Whilst this is a positive step, according Nick Parsons of law firm Browne Jacobson, there is disappointment that the reform is too limited and shows potential loopholes.

“The ability to refer a settlement pack prepared prior to proceedings to a judge for a decision on quantum will be an important development, particularly given the potential for duplication of work after issue of a claim under the current process. However, it is disappointing that there is no provision for a judge to make a