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AWARE14/04/2016

Welcome to the first edition of Costs AWARE, a new publication for clients that will cover issues concerning costs on a regular basis.

In this issue, articles include Howard Dean summarising the key issues that lie ahead, and Ben Petrecz looks at the approach to costs management and its effect upon detailed assessment.

Part 36 offers are discussed in relation to two cases on page 10 and Phillip Cawrey looks at the case of McDaniel & Co v Clarke, which establishes the requirement for full enquiries to be made into funding at an early stage.

If you have any queries on the articles included in this issue, please do not hesitate to contact us.

To accept or not to accept

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To accept or not to accept

Howard Dean discusses a court decision regarding the late acceptance of a Part 36 offer and Phill Cawrey looks at whether a Part 36 offer can be accepted after completion of a provisional assessment.

Consider the options

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Consider the options

Phillip Cawrey examines the case of McDaniel & Co v Clarke in respect of the requirement for full enquiries to be made into funding at an early stage.

Fixed Costs: The time has come!

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Fixed Costs: The time has come!

The time has now come to introduce an extensive regime of fixed costs for civil litigation, argued Lord Justice Jackson in his lecture of 28 January 2016. Ben Petrecz provides an update.