The law in relation to the recovery of costs in civil proceedings is in the greatest state of change for many years.
Some of the changes as recommended in Lord Justice Jackson's review on Civil Costs have already been brought into practice, with the introduction of costs budgeting to mercantile, TCC and defamation claims in anticipation of its more widespread use in due course. In the background has been the approval of the first Alternative Business Structures.
These changes will have a fundamental impact not merely on inter partes costs recovery, but on the way solicitors and barrister work and are remunerated for that work; widespread implications for all practitioners.
In April 2013 many of the remainder of the recommendations will be brought into effect.
Key aspects of the changes and their implications for practitioners will be highlighted, including:
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