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Costs Aware 1
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.
Kayla Rees discusses whether it matters where a CFA is signed.
Howard Dean discusses change within the costs arena and the various proposed reforms.
This article examines the relationship between recovery costs and the CFA.
Ben Petrecz looks at the approach to costs management and its effect upon detailed assessment.
Howard Dean discusses the Part 36 offers in relation to two cases.
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.
Howard Dean discusses the impact of CFA funding on clients’ expenses.
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.
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.