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Late acceptance of a Claimant Part 36 offer

HISLOP v PERDE This is a case where the Claimant had made a Part 36 offer and that was accepted late in the day (shortly before the scheduled trial) by the Defendant. Costs were fixed up to 21 days post-dating the Claimant’s offer but the Claimant wanted indemnity basis costs for the costs incurred thereafter. […]

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Employment tribunal fees abolished….What are the implications? Follow Up…

We are pleased to announce that our Managing Director’s article (which we posted on our blog last week) has been published on the Law Gazette’s website, under the title ‘Unison win exposes folly of commodifying justice’. If you’d like to have a read, please click here: http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/comment-and-opinion/unison-win-exposes-folly-of-commodifying-justice/5062378.article.

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Defendant “budget games”

Defendant “budget games”

The High Court discourages misuse of the process of cost budgeting   Findcharm Ltd v Churchill Group Ltd [2017] EWHC 1108 (TCC) High Court judge has found that the Defendant’s Precedent R was of no use and even “an abuse of the cost budgeting process”. He disregarded the Defendant’s figures in the Precedent R form […]

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