The Jackson reforms were implemented on 1 April 2013 through a combination of measures including legislation, regulations and rule changes.

We have published a series of notes summarising the various reforms and how they have been implemented, which you can access from links below:

For more detail on the history of Lord Justice Jackson’s appointment and recommendations, you can access our bulletins on the various stages of his costs review below.

8 May 2009: Civil litigation costs review: Lord Justice Jackson’s interim report published

14 January 2010: Final report published in Lord Justice Jackson’s year-long costs review

16 November 2010: Government consultation on Jackson reforms

30 March 2011: Government announces important civil litigation reforms