- Changes to FPR 2010 as to costs estimates, costs statements and open offers
- What is the background to the costs changes?
- What are the details of the changes that come into effect from 6 July 2020?
- How will the courts’ approach be different after 6 July 2020? Are there any strategic considerations for practitioners?
Family analysis: Nicholas Allen QC and Joseph Switalski of 29 Bedford Row set out the implications of amendments to the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010) with effect from 6 July 2020 as to the provision of costs estimates/statements in Forms H and H1 and requirements for the parties to make open offers, and examine both case law and earlier amendments to FPR 2010 leading up to those changes.
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