Summary assessment

View Dispute Resolution by content type:

Featured Dispute Resolution content

Practice notes
Deceit—what is it?A deceit occurs when a misrepresentation is made with the express intention of defrauding a party, subsequently causing loss to that...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Express and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
This Precedent letter covers disclosure obligations under CPR 31. It does not apply to proceedings subject to the disclosure pilot scheme under CPR PD...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers fixed costs under Part 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules. For detailed guidance on capped costs in the Business and...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
While the primary remedy for contractual breach is that of damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles and related content),...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson of CMS 9th Nov
Practice notes
Right to costs recovery following an interim applicationIt is important to be aware that a party does not have a right to recover the costs it incurs...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers one of the first questions to ask when faced with a prospective claim in negligence—whether or not a duty of care exists...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Professor Richard A Buckley 9th Nov
Practice notes
Similar facts evidence—meaning and the general positionOn occasion, evidence may exist that, for example, your client or opponent has behaved in a...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering default judgment. For...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note outlines when a claim for rectification may be appropriate, what you need to establish to succeed on such a claim and what evidence...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
As set out in The economic torts—overview, the law makes provision to protect a person’s trade or business from acts which are considered to be...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
DefinitionsThe following definitions are used in this Practice Note:•interest—this is an additional award made to the winning party to effectively...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains the without prejudice rule (WP rule) which affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine settlement...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Protective costs orders and cost capping ordersThe purpose behind a protective costs order (PCO) is to prevent litigants from being precluded from...
Read More >
9th Nov

Most recent Summary assessment content

Q&As
Statement of Costs for summary assessmentA party wishing to claim costs must prepare a written statement setting out their costs (CPR PD 44, para...
Read More >
28th Nov
Q&As
Solicitors can charge any hourly rate they wish for their services. However, they will not necessarily recover those rates at a costs assessment. The...
Read More >
28th Nov
Q&As
The statement of costs must be signed by the party or the party’s legal representative, under CPR PD 44, para 9.5(3), see Practice Note: Summary...
Read More >
28th Nov
Q&As
We have assumed that this Q&A is referring to a statement of costs lodged for the purposes of summary assessment.Practice Note: VAT on costs sets out...
Read More >
28th Nov
Q&As
The new Statement of Costs for Summary Assessment Pilot is set out in CPR PD 51X and provides for the new statements of costs that may be used:‘4...
Read More >
28th Nov
Q&As
We have assumed that this Q&A is not referring to detailed assessment of solicitors bills (in respect of which applications are issued under CPR Part...
Read More >
28th Nov
Precedents
When providing a schedule of costs for summary assessment, the information should be set out using Court Form: N260 Statement of Costs (Summary...
Read More >
28th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Summary assessment is the procedure whereby costs are assessed by the judge who has heard the case or application (see Practice Note: Summary...
Read More >
23rd Oct
Practice notes
As part of the 104th update—Practice Directions Amendments accompanying the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), the Ministry of Justice introduced a new...
Read More >
22nd Oct
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains summary assessment of costs and when it takes place. Summary assessment of costs is a procedure during which the judge who...
Read More >
21st Oct
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is for historical purposes only.CPR provisionsThe provisions for summary assessment of costs are...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
Archived: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only.What is a statement of...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
Archived: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only.What is summary...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
The provisions set out in various Court Guides, some of which are summarised below, are in addition to the provisions in the CPR and its practice...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out and explains the special provisions relating to VAT in CPR PD 44. These provisions apply to claims for VAT in respect of...
Read More >
25th Sep

Popular documents