One of our sharp eyed readers (it's Malcolm Roberts again!) has spotted something very interesting. Mr Djanogly (remember him? Junior minister at the MoJ and former city slicker solicitor) spoke recently at an event organised by the National Pro Bono Centre.
Towards the end he mentioned something which, upon analysis, may indicate which way the Government is going to jump on the Jackson conundrum.
He said that plans to extend the year old road traffic accident claims process to other areas of personal injury, including low value clinical negligence, would leave only big cases affected by the Jackson reforms. Ah ha! So it appears the MoJ may be recommending that all low value PI claims go through the portal and that it is then given time to work rather than suggest big changes following the Jackson review.
OR it could be another clanger from Mr Djanogly who has slipped up quite a lot of late.
So we will have to wait but it is mildly encouraging. Let's keep our fingers crossed.
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