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Mr Justice Popplewell calls on business community to reduce costs of disclosure in court cases

Reducing the costs associated with disclosure is one of the biggest challenges facing the UK’s commercial courts, according to High Court judge Mr Justice Popplewell. 

Popplewell (pictured), who was speaking at Legal Week‘s Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Forum earlier today (2 November), said that providing “a first-class service at a lower cost” would be crucial to ensure a successful future for the commercial Bar, and that lawyers and the wider business community should be looking at ways to do this.

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