Professor Rachael Mulheron has recently been appointed to the Civil Justice Council of England and Wales, for a three-year period commencing 1 May 2009. The Civil Justice Council is a civil advisory body, established under the Civil Procedure Act 1997, which provides advice to the Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs on the effectiveness of aspects of the civil justice system. As part of its remit to oversee and co-ordinate reform, the Council makes recommendations to test, review or conduct research into specific areas of the civil justice system. Professor Mulheron was formerly a member of the Council’s Comparative Law Sub-Committee, and in that capacity, undertook extensive work for the Council on the subject of collective redress reform for England and Wales.
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