Article on Henry v News Group Newspapers Ltd – 4 New Square

Posted June 7th, 2012 in costs, defamation, news, practice directions by sally

“From 1 October 2011 to 30 September 2012 the Royal Courts of Justice and the District Registry at Manchester are operating a pilot scheme for Costs Management in Defamation Proceedings (‘the Defamation Proceedings Costs Management Scheme’), as contained in Practice Direction 51D to Part 51 of the Civil Procedure Rules. This scheme provides detailed rules for costs management, including the provision and approval of costs budgets, and is indicative of the approach propounded by Lord Justice Jackson in his Final Report on Civil Litigation Costs.”

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4 New Square, 31st May 2012