Reform: Size matters

Fiona Simpson examines the merits of the Shorter Trials Scheme ‘The Shorter Trials Scheme (STS) will not usually be suitable for cases involving allegations of fraud/dishonesty, requiring extensive disclosure and/or reliance on extensive witness/expert evidence, or involving multiple issues/parties.’ In September 2015 the Shorter Trials Scheme (STS) was introduced to run as a pilot from …
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Cases Referenced

  • National Bank of Abu Dhabi PJSC v BP Oil International Ltd [2016] EWHC 2892 (Comm)
  • Vitol SA v Beta Renowable Group SA [2017] EWHC 1734 (Comm)