Costs

Costs guidance:

Private costs The court will decide whether private costs should be assessed on either the: • standard basis—whereby costs will be allowed that are proportionate to the...

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A Calderbank offer is a settlement offer marked ‘without prejudice save as to costs’. Whether a Calderbank offer is admissible, and what weight will be given to it, will...

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General provisions The court may make, at any time, such order as to costs as it thinks just. By virtue of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955,...

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General principles In children proceedings the general rule that costs will follow the event does not apply. Express statutory provision is made in the Family Procedure...

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Failure to advise on legal aid eligibility may amount to negligence, even where a firm does not carry out legal aid work, and a client’s potential eligibility for legal...

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This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the EU. This has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...

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Misconduct and wasted costs orders A wasted costs order is an order:CPR PD 46, para 5.1 • that a legal representative pay a sum (either specified or to...

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