Insights By Penningtons Manches: Counting the cost

Mark Lewis and Clare Arthurs report on the proposed changes to costs management ‘Probably the most important proposed change for lawyers (and their PI insurers) is the introduction of different deadlines for filing costs budgets, depending on the size of the claim.’The Civil Procedure Rules Committee (CPRC) has been busy. Among other things, it has …
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Reform: Keep it in proportion

Adam Dyl takes stock of the implementation of costs reforms ‘Litigators are warned that in assessing costs the court will be more persuaded by arguments that you did all you could to deal with the case proficiently, rather than doing what was in the best interest of your client.’ It has been a few years …
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