Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, has confirmed the introduction of a financial
list and a market test case procedure, following a six-month consultation period by a designated working group.
The financial list will consist of docketed judges with specialist technical knowledge of the financial markets established in order to meet the litigation needs of the international financial community.
A designated judge will manage
a case from inception through trial to enforcement, while the administration will be shared by the listing offices of the Chancery Division and Commercial Court (with proceedings commenced in either division). According to