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Where a matter will be settled before proceedings have been issued, is there a specific precedent to accept a Part 36 offer or can the offer be accepted in an open letter? Is it necessary to serve a notice under CPR 36.13? Also, where one side agrees to pay all legal costs, does the other party need to provide a schedule at the same time as serving the notice of acceptance or can this be served at a later time?

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Published on LexisPSL on 28/04/2016

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  • Where a matter will be settled before proceedings have been issued, is there a specific precedent to accept a Part 36 offer or can the offer be accepted in an open letter? Is it necessary to serve a notice under CPR 36.13? Also, where one side agrees to pay all legal costs, does the other party need to provide a schedule at the same time as serving the notice of acceptance or can this be served at a later time?
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Where a matter will be settled before proceedings have been issued, is there a specific precedent to accept a Part 36 offer or can the offer be accepted in an open letter? Is it necessary to serve a notice under CPR 36.13? Also, where one side agrees to pay all legal costs, does the other party need to provide a schedule at the same time as serving the notice of acceptance or can this be served at a later time?

Our Practice Note: Part 36 offers—how and when to accept a Part 36 offer, in the section entitled How do you accept a Part 36 offer?, explains that:

'Subject to any requirement for the court's permission to accept a Part 36 offer, although it must be in writing (CPR 36.11(1)) there is no prescribed form for accepting a Part 36 offer; a letter should suffice.

The offeree accepts an offer when written notice of

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