Detailed assessment: interim costs certificate (prior to April 2013) [Archived]
Detailed assessment: interim costs certificate (prior to April 2013) [Archived]

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

  • Detailed assessment: interim costs certificate (prior to April 2013) [Archived]
  • When to apply
  • When is an interim costs certificate appropriate?
  • Making the application
  • Listing the application
  • What needs to be filed
  • The interim costs certificate
  • Payment

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.

When to apply

The receiving party can apply for an interim costs certificate at any time after the request for detailed assessment has been filed.

The court has the power to issue an interim costs certificate for such sum as it considers appropriate. The court can also amend or cancel an interim certificate at any time after the receiving party has filed a request for a detailed assessment hearing.

When is an interim costs certificate appropriate?

An interim certificate may be appropriate where:

  1. there is concern that the paying party will dissipate their assets

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