Lord Justice Jackson scales back fixed costs proposals

One-size-fits-all cost proposal gives way to “a more segregated approach”

31 Jul 2017

Lord Justice Jackson has today recommended that fixed recoverable costs should apply to claims valued up to £25,000, a significant scaling back of his previous suggestion to apply fixed costs for all claims up to £250,000.

Unveiling his long-awaited review of the costs regime, the Court of Appeal judge has proposed a grid of recoverable fees, with figures to be reviewed every three years taking into account inflation.

Jackson LJ also suggests a grid ...

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