So it is all over. After hours of preparation ensuring all 'i's were dotted and 't's crossed, you have finally submitted your Jackson Consultation Response document.
If like me this took precedence over an evening out with the Mrs (I had jacket potatos, veggie sausages and beans - on my own) then it is time to cheer yourself up.
How about reading the report entitled 'On a Slippery Slope - A Response to the Jackson Report' written by 11 leading academics including the outgoing Liberal Democrats Minister of Justice, David Howarth. The report was commissioned by Thompsons Solicitors although they had no editorial control.
The report highlights (just as we have) the glaring holes in Lord Jackson's proposals and why a proper examination of the industry from both sides (not just skewed by the defendants) needs to take place before any major changes are proposed to the existing system.
You can read a summary of the report here: www.legalfutures.co.uk
I shall now go and see whether the price of roses has dropped....
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