Guide to the Legal Process
When claims are made to Courts in England & Wales, there are various predictable stages that they go through before the trial. These steps are designed to draw out the facts and issues in a logical way and to make sure that if cases do get to trial, the judge can be provided with everything needed to reach a decision.
To claimants involved in a group claim, it can sometimes seem like no progress is being made as the legal teams work their way through these stages. This overview is intended as a guide to explain what these stages are, what happens and how long they should take. Below is our LML Guide to the Legal Process: