Fixed Recoverable Costs and Vulnerability – Gatehouse Chambers

Posted November 22nd, 2023 in chambers articles, civil procedure rules, costs, news by sally

‘The changes extending fixed recoverable costs (FRC) to most civil litigation claims with a value of up to £100,000 are now here and were implemented on 1 October 2023. With this comes the new ‘intermediate track’ which lay between Fast Track and Multi Track cases valued at £100,000 and over. This article is not intended to tell you about the four complexity bands within the intermediate track or the grids of costs within PD45, or about the new standard directions for this track, but to say a few words about how the costs arising from vulnerability are to be dealt with.’

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Gatehouse Chambers, 20th October 2023