Costs: Fixed or standard basis costs; two sides of the same coin

Paul Jones considers the need to take care drafting consent orders but highlights the courts’ reluctance to allow parties to side-step the rules ‘It was within the court’s power, when assessing costs on the standard basis, to have regard to the costs that would have been payable had the claimant complied with the RTA protocol.’ …
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Cases Referenced

  • Davies, Ollin and Ollin v Greenway (30 October 2013 SCCO unreported)