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Will changing the rules for environmental costs create greater transparency in costs liability? (RSPB v SoS)

Will changing the rules for environmental costs create greater transparency in costs liability? (RSPB v SoS)
Published on: 27 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Will changing the rules for environmental costs create greater transparency in costs liability? (RSPB v SoS)
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  • What background led to this case being brought? What changes were made to the environmental costs rules and why were these criticised by environmental groups and others?
  • What points were brought by the NGOs and challenged in court?
  • What did the court decide?
  • What is the practical impact of the decision for lawyers and their clients?

Article summary

Environment analysis: Katherine Barnes, barrister at Francis Taylor Building, discusses how this decision provides much needed clarity on the application of the new environmental costs rules. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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