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If a settlement is reached between issue of the Claim Form and service, should a Notice of Discontinuance be filed? Or a Tomlin Order? Or is no...
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Produced in partnership with David Peter of Devereux Chambers 23rd Jul
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Cost orders—the general rule and the court's discretionThis Practice Note looks at costs judges’ discretion to make costs orders (CPR 44 and its...
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22nd Jul
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Non-party costs orders—company directors and shareholdersThis Practice Note considers non-party costs orders (NPCO) against company directors—the...
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20th Jul
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Indemnity costs orders—illustrative decisionsThis Tracker contains details of costs judgments in which the court has awarded indemnity costs or has...
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19th Jul
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Where a costs order is made on a joint and several liability basis against multiple defendants, how should that costs order be paid? Each defendant...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 14th Jul
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Non-party costs orders—others who they can be made againstThis Practice Note explains who a non-party costs order (NPCO) may be made against. The...
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14th Jul
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Appeals against cost ordersThis Practice Notice looks at what you need to consider if appealing a costs order.The starting point is that appeals of...
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Interim payment on account of costs ordersWhat is an interim payment on account of costs?Where the court has made an order for the payment of costs by...
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Costs orders—effect of conduct and misconductThis Practice Note looks at the effect of a party’s conduct on both the type of costs order a court will...
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Cost orders—interestDefinitionsThe following definitions are used in this Practice Note:•interest—this is an additional award made to the winning...
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23rd Jun
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Wasted costs ordersWhat is a wasted costs order?A wasted costs order is defined in CPR PD 46, para 5.1 as an order:•that a legal representative pay a...
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17th Jun
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Proportionate costs orders—illustrative decisionsThe following judgments provide examples of where the court considered the issue of proportionate...
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15th Jun
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Is there any authority for a court purporting to make a costs order in instalments?Statutory provisionsSection 71 of the County Courts Act 1984 (CCA...
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6th Jun
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Where a claimant is funded by a third party interested in the outcome of the litigation, are the costs paid by the third party recoverable from the...
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6th Jun
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If previous solicitors have handed over matter papers without any request from me, do I need to provide an undertaking as to costs?This Q&A refers to...
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What costs will be ordered if an application to set aside default judgment is successful?What costs order will be made depends very much on the...
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5th Jun
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We have received an interim payment of costs from the other party. Can it be used to clear an unpaid invoice or do we have to wait until the final...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Where a payment on account costs order is made, can the paying party seek to rely on an agreement containing a right of set-off which was not part of...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas J Browne of Just Costs 5th Jun

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