The courts' willingness to enforce strict compliance with case management and costs budgeting rules post-Jackson will result in relief from sanction being granted a lot more sparingly than before, say Chris Hoyer Millar and Clare Arthurs
More than six months have passed since the new CPR 3.9 was ushered in amid promises of a no-nonsense attitude ?to non-compliance. Taken together with the extension of the overriding objective to ?include enforcing compliance with rules, practice directions and orders (CPR 1.1(2)(f)), this promised something akin to a ?zero-tolerance regime.
However, recent decisions suggested that judges were taking a slightly more nuanced approach (see Wyche v Careforce Group plc (unreported, 25 July 2013, QBD), In the matter of Atri...
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