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Paul Fulcher’s latest article in the prestigious Liverpool Law magazine, November 2017. Check page 17.
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The latest update to the Civil Procedure Rules will introduce important changes to the Costs Management and Detailed Assessment Procedure in respect of proceedings issued on or after 6 April 2016. The changes are quite dramatic in certain circumstances with amendments to the procedure and the Precedent documents in both areas. Preparing a Costs Budget […]
Something some solicitors forget! You can increase your agreed initial budget. PRACTICE DIRECTION 3E – COSTS MANAGEMENT(D) 7.6 Each party shall revise its budget in respect of future costs upwards or downwards, if significant developments in the litigation warrant such revisions. Such amended budgets shall be submitted to the other parties for agreement. In default […]
Something that still amazes me is that many Solicitors are paying Grade D rates to their Costs Negotiators, and are probably getting poor settlements without knowing it, as they are relying on the advice given by someone who generally has very little experience and just want to hit target. They have generally never been to […]
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