DAS LawAssist rounds up the biggest litigation talking points from 2015 and the challenges ahead in 2016

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11 February 2016


DASLawAssist 2002015 was a busy year for litigators, with changes affecting all areas of the profession. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a summary of all the main changes to make sure you are up to speed on all the big topics from last year? Well you’re in luck!

Our 2015 review looks back at all of the main talking points from 2015 and includes some insightful commentary from our team. We’ve also teamed up with Professor David Chalk of the Department of Law and the Centre for Information Rights at the University of Winchester who discusses the big topics on the horizon in 2016.

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