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Points of Dispute and Jurisdiction

Rebecca Mogford    Astor Bristol Ltd and Ors v Bristol School of Performing Arts Ltd (LAND REGISTRATION – COSTS) [2021] UKUT 43 (LC) This case involved a question over jurisdiction and whether the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) incorrectly struck out the Points of Dispute that had been filed as a consequence of the appellant failing to…

An interesting ruling on costs in group litigation

Jessica Wiggins    In Weaver and Others v British Airways plc (No. 2) [2021] Costs LR 163 the Court ruled that the cost of preparing and sending an email to thousands of individual clients attaching a generic letter, a separate claim having been made for drafting the generic letter itself, was not a recoverable cost.…

Revisions to Costs Budgets: Best Practice and more than meets the eye to Significant Developments

Matthew Waring   Thompson v NSL Ltd [2021] EWHC 679 (QB)   The issue of revising Costs Budgets is a matter of ongoing litigation given the number of recent Judgments handed down; this is under the new regime of CPR 3.15A being the “Promptness” test in addition to the “Significant Development” test. The case of…

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