Principles of costs recovery

Principles of costs recovery guidance:

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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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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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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It is clear that an unreasonable refusal to mediate or engage in some other form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process may well render a party liable to costs...

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It is clear that an unreasonable refusal to mediate or engage in some other form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process may well render a party liable to costs...

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General rule on costs The general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the event. However, pre-emptive cost orders...

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This glossary provides: • all the costs terms within the CPR glossary and provides an explanation of their use • all the terms defined in the glossary of the Senior...

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Archived: This Practice Note has been archived and is for historical purposes only. Lord Rupert Jackson and Lord Neuberger are giving a series of lectures entitled the...

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Archived: This Practice Note is based on rules in force until 5 October 2011. It is therefore for historical purposes only. Why is the position pre 6 October 2011...

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This Practice Note deals with provisions for the payment of costs orders. It considers the differences depending on whether the court order includes a time limit for...

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Costs budgets and related documents Precedent H—Proceedings commenced on or after 6 April 2016 and the budgeted costs exceed £25,000 or the value of the claim on the...

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This Tracker lists a number of decisions in which the court has considered issues of proportionality since 2012. For the up to date position on the court’s approach to...

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This Tracker lists a number of decisions in which the court has considered issues of proportionality since 2012. For the up to date position on the court’s approach to...

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This Practice Note addresses the court’s power to encourage resolution through the ADR mechanism of mediation. The leading case is Halsey v Milton Keynes. The principles...

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Court’s discretion The court has a discretion what costs to order and on what basis, see Practice Note: Costs assessment—general principles. Within this discretion, the...

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This Practice Note considers costs recovery when dealing with proceedings under the disclosure pilot scheme found in CPR PD 51U. The pilot scheme, in force from 1 January...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is for historical purposes only. CPR provisions The provisions relating to general rules about costs will continue to...

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This Practice Note considers the Guideline Hourly Rates (GHRs). These are hourly rates which it is considered for a solicitor to recover for work done in civil and...

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Archived: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only. Who determines the guideline hourly rates The...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only. Introduction The court has a very wide...

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Recovery of CFA success fees and ATE insurance premiums in publication and privacy proceedings Following the implementation of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of...

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This Tracker contains details of costs judgments in which the court has awarded indemnity costs or has refused to order indemnity costs. The main issue considered by the...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only. General Where costs are assessed on the...

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This Practice Note considers orders for costs determined on an indemnity basis (indemnity costs orders). A court may order that costs are assessed on an indemnity basis...

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This Tracker contains details of costs judgments in which the court has awarded indemnity costs or has refused to order indemnity costs. The main issue considered by the...

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Right to costs recovery following an interim application It is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs when dealing with a...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is for historical purposes only. To assist those looking to see the development of the application of proportionality...

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Cost management The overriding objective makes it clear that the court, so far as is practicable, ensures 'that the parties are on an equal footing' (CPR 1.1(2)(a)) and...

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