Cap on costs budgeting process

Claimant serves costs budget totalling £100,000. Defendant serves costs budget totalling £20,000. Defendant’s budget is, unsurprisingly, not disputed and approved by the court. Claimant’s budget is, unsurprisingly, hotly disputed and is dealt with at a costs management hearing. PD 3E para.2.2 states: “Save in exceptional circumstances – (1) the recoverable costs of initially completing Precedent […]

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