Costs precedents
Costs precedents

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Costs precedents
  • Costs budgets and related documents
  • Summary assessment
  • Delivery of a bill
  • Detailed assessment—paper bill of costs
  • Detailed assessment precedents—electronic bill of costs
  • Detailed assessment—points of dispute
  • Detailed assessment—applications

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 claim form is more than £50,000—Long form (PDF format fillable)
PDF Format

Precedent H—Proceedings commenced on or after 6 April 2016 and the budgeted costs do not exceed £25,000 or the value of the claim on the claim form is less than £50,000—Short form (PDF format fillable)
PDF Format

Precedent H—Proceedings commenced prior to 6 April 2016 and budgeted costs exceed £25,000—Long form (PDF format fillable)
PDF Format

Precedent H—Proceedings commenced prior to 6 April 2016 and budgeted costs do not exceed £25,000—Short form (PDF format fillable)
PDF Format

Precedent H—costs budget

Precedent H—costs budget (PDF format)

Guidance Notes to Precedent H

Precedent Q—Model form of breakdown of t