Rule committee set to introduce blanket £10m costs management exemption – Litigation Futures

Posted February 26th, 2014 in budgets, civil procedure rules, costs, news, practice directions by tracey

‘The Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) looks set to introduce an exemption from costs management for all civil cases that are worth in excess of £10m – even though Sir Rupert Jackson himself is opposed to any exceptions. Newly released papers from the 6 December meeting of the CPRC reveal that it fell into line with the joint recommendation of the Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson, and the deputy head of civil justice, Lord Justice Richards.’

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Litigation Futures, 26th February 2014