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The Civil Justice Council is creating a working party and holding an Autumn conference to discuss the introduction of qualified one way costs shifting ('QOCS') in personal injury cases. Read on for how you can get involved.

The CJC's new working party will be chaired by Berrymans Lace Mawer policy head Alistair Kinleyand in its latest update on progress about the proposals the MOJ said it had asked the it to undertake work in three areas including the "behavioural test for QOCS".

In a statement, the MOJ said: "The CJC is setting up a working party to undertake this work. You may wish to note that, following the CJC's preliminary work, a conference of experts on the detail of how the proposals will be implemented is to be organised by the CJC for the Autumn."

Details of the working party's plans can be found here Those who wish to register interest for the autumn event should contact Graham Hutchens, at: Tel: 0207 947 7870