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Utting v City College Norwich – An end to an underspend amounting to a good reason to depart?

Jack Holland In the recent case of Utting v City College Norwich [2020] EQHC B20 (Costs) Master Brown has rejected the Defendant’s submissions that an underspend should amount to a good reason to go behind the budgeted sums to allow a line by line assessment of costs incurred. Master Brown examined the contrasting authorities on…

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