Detailed assessment: hearing (prior to April 2013) [Archived]
Detailed assessment: hearing (prior to April 2013) [Archived]

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

  • Detailed assessment: hearing (prior to April 2013) [Archived]
  • Applicable rules
  • How to apply for the detailed assessment hearing
  • What happens if the request for detailed assessment is not filed in time?
  • Interim costs certificate
  • What the receiving party must do before the hearing
  • Changing the date of the hearing/ settlement
  • Varying the documents
  • At the hearing
  • The final costs certificate

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only.

Since the introduction of the Supreme Court the Supreme Court Costs Office is now known as the Senior Courts Costs Office. The accompanying guide has yet to be reissued and so is still known as the Supreme Court Costs Office Guide.

Applicable rules

Generally, parties should ensure they are aware of the contents of CPR 47.14 and the relevant parts of the Costs Practice Direction (practice direction 47, Section 40) and of the Supreme Courts Costs Office Guide, (SCCO Guide). This note does not contain all of the detail of the SCCO Guide.

How to apply for the detailed assessment hearing

For information on how to apply for a detailed assessment hearing see Detailed assessment: how to apply for a hearing (prior to April 2013) [Archived].

What happens if the request for detailed assessment is not filed in time?

If the Request is not filed on time, the paying party can apply for an order that the receiving party file the Request within a certain period.

The application should be made under Part 23, see Making an application.

There are two possible consequences of making a late Request:

  1. if the paying party applies for an order under r 47.14(3), the