COSTS AND FUNDING Q&A

 

COSTS & FUNDING FOLLOWING THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORMS: QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, 4TH EDITION

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Costs & Funding following the Civil Justice Reforms: Questions & Answers is a unique book. Produced in conjunction with Practical Law™,this short and practical book tackles common practitioner questions on the effects of the 2013 Jackson reforms on costs and funding. It sets out to answer questions posed on topics ranging from funding of litigation, case and costs management and proportionality to settlement offers, QOCS and summary assessment.The fourth edition adds a significant number of new questions and answers; updates the existing questions and answers and revised commentary in light of new and ongoing case law and legislation in the fast-evolving costs and funding landscape post-Jackson.

New case law for this edition includes Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Harrison v University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust; Budana v The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust; Plevin v Paragon Personal Finance Ltd; BNM v MGM; Lowin v Portsmouth; Radford v Frade; and May v Wavell Group Ltd.

Each chapter starts with introductory commentary covering relevant legislation, case law and Lord Justice Jackson’s Review of Civil Litigation Costs: Final Report followed by the questions and answers, sub-divided under topics.
Edited by former Senior Costs Judge Peter Hurst, with contributions from District Judge Simon Middleton and barrister Roger Mallalieu, this is an authoritative and timely book that any practitioner involved with costs cannot afford to be without.
Subscribers to the White Book Service 2018 are offered this book – worth £99 – gratis as part of their subscription.

The list of chapters is:

Chapter 1      Introduction
Chapter 2      Funding litigation
Chapter 3      Proportionality
Chapter 4      Case and costs management
Chapter 5       Part 36 and other settlement offers including ADR and costs consequences
Chapter 6      Qualified one-way costs shifting
Chapter 7      Fixed costs; Indemnity costs; Litigants in person
Chapter 8      Assessments of costs and payments on account of costs
Chapter 9      The effect of the Jackson civil justice reforms on solicitor-client costs

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