GLOSSARY TERM  
  Case Management  
 
  DESCRIPTION  
  The assumption of responsibility by a court for the progress of a matter to a full hearing to ensure that delays and inefficiencies are kept to a minimum. In the NSW Supreme Court, the responsibility for construction disputes falls on the presiding judge of the Technology and Construction List. Some jurisdictions require the parties to litigation to manage and agree the procedures in litigation as much as possible by adhering to court formulated rules, for example Practice Notes NSW SC Eq 3 and 11.