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It is thought to be one of the biggest awards to a law firm in litigation history. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A third involves civil litigation in western courts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We've had to concede a lot but at least we avoided going to litigation, which at one stage seemed possible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fees will be relatively cheaper than those demanded by civil litigation lawyers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many employers will seek to avoid litigation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The unborn beneficiaries of the trust were also represented by their litigation friend. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Civil litigation from parties that claim to have lost money as a result is expected to follow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Employers should take legal advice before attempting to change a term of employment to avoid litigation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In some cases this can result in the retention of records that might be harmful in future litigation. Christianity Today (2000)The bank is still vulnerable to civil litigation and potential criminal cases brought against current and former employees. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is calling for the hourly fees to be reduced significantly in a review of civil litigation costs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it is not a question of having to know the name behind a club in case litigation ensued. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it has nonetheless put commercial litigation under the microscope and senior judges and lawyers are discussing possible reforms. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This can mean they may do something drastic rather than let the process of litigation and separation and custody continue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who says commercial litigation is boring? Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is where money is invested in litigation or arbitration cases in return for a share of the proceeds of any successful claim. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As with a lot of litigation, the process is complex and slow. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is one of the highest-profile litigation cases to come out of the financial crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only 8 per cent said that they expected to see commercial litigation and dispute resolution grow fast. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's really leaving themselves open to all sorts of litigation and cases. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By avoiding expensive litigation, the approach can reduce costs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A big part of the work is company and commercial litigation and advice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are still litigation cases outstanding, but there is not the uncertainty about the penalties the industry might face. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He told a case management conference: 'How long should we hold up the county court litigation? The Sun (2008)So instead of being brought in at the end of the case, we now become part of the whole litigation process from the very beginning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Nor did Part 21 impose an absolute ban on further steps being taken in proceedings where there was a protected party without a litigation friend. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The pharmaceutical industry needs to ensure that safeguards, which we seek to enforce through the litigation process, are adhered to to avoid such a tragedy from recurring. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Translations for 'litigation'

British English: litigation NOUN
Litigation is the process of fighting or defending a case in a civil court of law.
The settlement ends more than four years of litigation on behalf of the residents.

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