Costs and funding

Costs and funding guidance:

This Practice Note considers appeals against cost orders and other preliminary decisions taken in respect of costs orders, such as, whether to order costs on an indemnity...

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This Practice Note considers whether it is possible to recover the costs incurred during an appeal. The costs rules dealing with appeals are set out in CPR 52. CPR 52...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note provided information on the Bill of Costs pilot scheme which came to an end on 30 September 2017. This Practice Note is therefore for...

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEClaim No: BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS IN BIRMINGHAM [FINANCIAL LIST (ChD) OR BUSINESS LIST (ChD) OR INSOLVENCY & COMPANIES LIST (ChD) OR...

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This Practice Note considers the Business and Property Courts—Capped Costs List pilot scheme (a form of fixed costs) which is set out in Practice Direction 51W (CPR PD...

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Extension of the Electronic Working Pilot scheme to the SCCO The 110th Practice Direction update, effective from 7 October 2019, extends the application of the Electronic...

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A: General information Matter reference[Insert] Client name Date of cause of action Type of claim, eg contract dispute, commercial litigation Brief description of claim...

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This Practice Note is concerned with challenges to funding arrangements associated with retainers and considers: • what is a funding arrangement? • why would you...

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There be a Case and Costs Management Conference before the Master in Hearing Room [insert number] First Floor, The Rolls Building, 7 Rolls Building, Fetter Lane, London...

Precedents

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived as it predates 1 April 2013 and is for reference purposes only in understanding the consultation that took place on...

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The provisions relating to the assessment of solicitors' costs are in CPR 46 and CPR PD 46, para 6.1 onwards. All references to the Solicitors Act 1974 are set out as SA...

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This Practice Note sets out in table format those costs orders the court will most commonly make in proceedings before trial and their general effect, replicating the...

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This Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name of Firm], the solicitors of [insert address] (the Firm) 2 You [insert name of Client] of [insert address of...

Precedents

There are a variety of reasons why assignment of a conditional fee agreement (CFA) may be required. Where an assignment has taken place, paying parties will frequently...

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If dealing with personal injury cases, see: PI developments—overview. For information on discussions to be had with your client about methods of funding, see Practice...

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This Practice Note considers success fees, a form of fee, which may be payable as a consequence of a successful claim where that claim has been funded by the use of a...

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This Practice Note considers the line of cases dealing with the recoverability of success fees where a successful claimant has switched from legal aid to a conditional...

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This Practice Note assists in completing a costs budget. It should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Costs budgeting—completing Precedent H (costs budget). This...

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Definitions The following definitions are used in this Practice Note: • interest—this is an additional award made to the winning party to effectively compensate them for...

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This Practice Note looks at costs judges’ discretion to make costs orders (CPR 44 and its accompanying Practice Direction, CPR PD 44). It considers the courts’ discretion...

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Rationale for the proportionality provisions The key rationale for the changes was set out in the Jackson Final Report as being: 'Access to justice is only practicable if...

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Costs determination and the ‘without prejudice’ rule An issue for practitioners is whether correspondence marked ‘without prejudice’ can be used against a party when the...

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This Practice Note explains the indemnity principle as applied when seeking to recover costs in proceedings. The principle sets out the extent of a successful party’s...

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This Practice Note explains the different basis on which the courts can assess costs, being the standard basis, indemnity basis and costs payable pursuant to a contract....

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What are costs budget discussion (BD) reports? The costs management regime, introduced as part of the Jackson Reforms, requires the parties to co-operate and seek to...

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Changes to CPR PD 3E, para 7.4 that came into force on 1 October 2019, made it clear that the term ‘incurred costs’ includes costs incurred up to the date of the costs...

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