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Reshaping the fixed costs regime—transforming justice in a fix

Reshaping the fixed costs regime—transforming justice in a fix
Published on: 14 October 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Reshaping the fixed costs regime—transforming justice in a fix
  • Original news
  • What are the proposals in the consultation paper in relation to fixed costs?
  • What is the background to these proposals?
  • In summary, what is the current regime (for example, the subdivisions under CPR 45?)
  • What developments have there been in this arena recently?
  • Fast track injury claims
  • What would extending the regime in relation to other civil claims (ie to mirror that for fast track personal injury claims) entail?
  • What are the considerations for stakeholders when considering the proposals?
  • In general terms, what has been the reaction to these proposals and what will likely come next for fixed costs?

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: A recent consultation aims to begin a process of transforming justice in the area of fixed costs, nevertheless offering little detail for how this transformation might come about. James Arrowsmith, partner at Browne Jacobson, assesses the fixed cost regime and what the future might hold. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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