The lockdown procedures put in place as a response to the covid-19 pandemic created a need for courts globally to switch to an online forum. While this has been an invaluable tool for administering justice during social distancing measures, is it here to stay? The pandemic has also affected the litigation trends seen, as non-fulfilment of contractual obligations has increased the number of commercial disputes. Finally, when drafting pre-litigation correspondence to the other party, litigants should be careful of what they write.

In the video below, Mustafa Motiwala discusses how the courts adapted to the covid-19 pandemic and what the recent litigation trends in India have been and may be for the remainder of 2021. He also offers guidance to litigants about how to avoid common pitfalls in the process.

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