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Course Aims:

This CPDcast offers an invaluable industry insight into the practical application of the concept of proportionality as it applies to cost budgeting.

In this CPDcast, Master Peter Haworth offers opinion on the legal landscape post Jackson and the practical challenges which surround cost budgeting that practitioners should be mindful of in the future.

After completing the course you will:
  • Have considered the scope of the Jackson reforms;
  • Understand the basis of the proportionality requirements in cost budgeting;
  • Know the most important practical considerations when cost budgeting.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
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Sources and References:
  • Americhem Europe Ltd v Rakem Ltd [2014] EWHC 1881 (TCC);
  • Finesse Group Ltd v Bryson Products (A Firm) [2013] EWHC 3273 (TCC);
  • Mitchell v NGN Newspapers [2013] EWCA Civ 1537;
  • Murray & Anor v Neil Dowlman Architecture Ltd [2013] EWHC 872 (TCC);
  • Summit Navigation Ltd v Generali Romania [2014] EWHC 398 (Comm);
  • Willis v MRJ Rundell & Associates Ltd & Anor [2013] EWHC 2923 (TCC).

In this CPDcast Master Peter Haworth, Master and Cost Judge at the Supreme Court Costs Office discusses where we are – one year on from the Jackson reforms and offers an unparalleled insight into the difficult concept of proportionality in cost budgeting. Date Recorded: 14th July 2014

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