In early 2010, the Early Resolution Procedure Group was set up at the suggestion of Lord Justice Jackson, to consider ways in which claims in libel might be resolved more quickly, and therefore at lower cost, than is sometimes possible through litigation. Carter-Ruck partner Alasdair Pepper was one of the originators of a number of the ideas contained in the Report and was a member of the Group, which was chaired by Sir Charles Gray.

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