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PART 36: Money – that’s what I want

28 September 2012  

Lee Coulthard outlines some common pitfalls in the use of Part 36

When seeking to settle a claim, CPR Part 36 is a powerful tool that allows claimants and defendants alike to place significant pressure on their opponents in their attempts to reach a pre-trial settlement. However, when treading on Part 36 territory it is vital that practitioners keep an eye on the potential pitfalls as a misstep can have serious consequences for costs liability or recovery.

 

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    C v D [2011] EWCA Civ 646

    Calderbank v Calderbank [1976] Fam 93

    Gibbon v Manchester City Council [2010] EWCA Civ 726

    Howell & ors v Lees-Millais & ors [2011] EWCA Civ 786

    Joyce v West Bus Coach Services Ltd [2012] EWHC 404 (QB)

    SG v Hewitt [2012] EWCA Civ 1053