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Marcus Davies looks at two cases that provide some guidance as to the approach likely to be taken by the courts when considering the penalties now available under CPR 36.14. In both cases, the court…Read more
DWF’s monthly round up of progress with the Jackson and associated civil justice reforms including updates this month on costs budgeting, portal company statistics released, market developments,…Read more
The Civil Justice Council costs committee reviewing the guideline hourly rates will issue a short call for evidence on Friday 1st November to assist the Master of the Rolls in setting new rates.…Read more
In his comprehensive report issued on 12 September 2013, Sheriff Principal Taylor makes over 80 recommendations to reform the system of expenses (costs) and funding of civil litigation in Scotland.…Read more
In this case the High Court ruled that a claimant who failed to file his costs budget in compliance with court rules should have his budget limited to court fees. This case is another example of the…Read more