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A change to costs budgeting comes into force on 1 October 2019 as part of the 109th update to the Civil Procedure Rules.
Client Alerts 09/08/2019
A successful strike out application under CPR Part 8 has been upheld on Appeal by HHJ Wood at Liverpool County Court on a case that was eventually pleaded in excess of £2.2million.
Jonathan Anslow and Ruth Lawrence addressed the annual Professional Indemnity Conference in Cambridge on 9 July examining the claims they were seeing, the trends and the defences open to professionals.
On 28 March 2019 the MoJ released a consultation on the extension of Fixed Recoverable Costs (FRC) in Civil Cases and this consultation process closed on 06 June 2019.
The new tables published last week by the Government Actuary at the new discount rate of -0.25% are based on the same mortality data that was used in the last edition of the Ogden tables (7th Edition).
Client Alerts 05/08/2019
Following his entry into No.10 Downing Street, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson wasted no time in stamping his authority and carefully picking the Cabinet and Ministers that he will surround himself with.