Ivan Goodsell explains when a cost budget is required and how submissions function in multi-track cases.
There are a strict set of rules and regulations for late cost budget submissions and they are clearly laid out for legal professionals to refer to. Yet, there are many cases that still miss the deadline and budgets will be filed or served late. Cases with a pleaded value of £50,000 or less will be filed and exchanged with the directions questionnaires. All other cases should be filed and exchanged 21 days before the first CMC, unless otherwise stated by the appointed court.
What is a multi-track case?
The multi-track usually deals with very complicated cases with a value of £25,000 or more, but it also gives the court the ability to deal with cases in the most suitable way according to the n...
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