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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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In this podcast Leon Glenister and Lina Mattson from Hardwicke discuss all you need to know when dealing with costs in small and fast track claims. They outline the changes to the small and fast track regimes which have arisen from the Jackson Reforms of April 2013 including changes to costs with regard to allocation and what is likely to constitute unreasonable conduct in small and fast track claims.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the changes that have been introduced to the small and fast track regimes following the Jackson Reforms ;
  • Understand the ambit of fixed costs on the small and fast tracks;
  • Know what will constitute unreasonable conduct by the courts in small and fast track claims;
  • Have considered some practical advice when seeking to claim costs on the small claims track;
  • Be aware of the types of cases that are allocated to the fast claims track;
  • Understand how fast track trial costs are quantified when awarding a claimant or a defendant.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • Church Commissioners v Ibrahim [1997] 1 EGLR 13, CA;
  • Civil Procedure Rules – Parts 27, 46;
  • Robert Shaw v Nine Regions Ltd [2009] EWHC 3514 (QB) 47.

In this podcast Leon Glenister and Lina Mattson from Hardwicke discuss all you need to know when dealing with costs in small and fast track claims.

Date Recorded: 24th July 2013

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