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The New Part 36

Posted by on June 4th 2015 in Blog Posts

In civil litigation, by the time a claim progresses, the Court’s decision on the issue of the parties’ legal costs is often more important than the decision of the underlying dispute itself.  Parties to civil litigation should always be on the lookout for strengthening their case on costs – and that is where Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules fits in.

Introduction

Since the Woolf Reforms of 1999, Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules has become a much valued tool in the litigator’s tool box.  The recent changes, which came into effect on 6 April 2015, seek to fine tune...

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