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Categories:
Civil Procedure
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to outline changes to the Civil Procedure Rules in respect of costs management. It considers the scope of costs management orders, the circumstances in which costs will be accepted as being proportionate to the issues in a case and potential advantages and disadvantages of the new costs management regime. It also addresses changes to the Rules on disclosure and expert evidence.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what a costs management order is;
  • Be aware of when costs will be deemed to be proportionate to the issues in a case;
  • Consider the potential advantages and disadvantages of the costs management regime;
  • Understand changes to the rules on disclosure and expert evidence.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2013.

In this podcast Jonathan Arkush from 11 Stone Buildings outlines changes to the Civil Procedure Rules in respect of costs management procedures, disclosure and expert evidence.

Date Recorded: 1st March 2013

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