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A fixed costs pilot scheme could get underway in the mercantile courts by the end of this year, according to minutes from recent meetings of the Civil Procedure Rules Committee (CPRC). 23 May 2017
A High Court judge has accused costs lawyers of "abuse of the cost budgeting process" following an "unjustifiably low" estimate of the other side's costs. 18 May 2017
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The number of disputes that came before the High Court in London involving FTSE100 companies last year rose 6% to a five-year high, according to research carried out by Thomson Reuters' legal business division. 15 May 2017
A High Court judge was entitled to use his discretion to penalise a firm of Russian stockbrokers in costs for conduct that "fell below acceptable standards", even if that conduct was not strictly an abuse of process, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 24 Apr 2017
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