Great news for claimants? Fixed costs trumped by part 36 offer

Royal Courts of Justice, Strand London

Source: Michael Cross

Lord Dyson has ruled that assessed costs should trump fixed costs where claimants secure more than they had offered to settle for, and said that parliament had not intended to create a scheme to penalise claimants when it had established a fixed costs regime



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