A voluntary capped costs pilot runs from 14 January 2019 for two years in certain business and property courts for cases valued up to £250,000.
Two pieces of legislation came into force just before Christmas which will transform the personal injury sector and set the ball rolling on sweeping court reforms.
The High Court has approved an upwardly revised costs budget after finding that extra disclosure demands constituted a ‘significant development’ in the case.
The Civil Justice Council (CJC) working group has published its final report on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and civil justice.
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Judge says parties should devote their energy and resources to getting on with the action.
Judge says it was ‘deeply alarming’ to discover that appellant planned to spend £1.24m on a day and a half in court.
Disclosure of a ’scale and complexity’ that could not reasonably have been envisaged, finds Master Davison.