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REFORM: Keep it in proportion

04 December 2015  

Adam Dyl takes stock of the implementation of costs reforms

It has been a few years now since Jackson LJ proposed reducing the costs in litigation by putting proportionality before whether those costs were reasonably or necessarily incurred. This article aims to explore what impact the new rules have had.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    CIP Properties (AIPT) Ltd v Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd & ors [2015] EWHC 1345 (TCC)

    Home Office v Lownds [2002] EWCA Civ 365

    Kazakhstan Kagazy plc & ors v Zhunus & ors [2015] EWHC 404 (Comm)

    Savoye & anor v Spicers Ltd [2015] EWHC 33 (TCC)

    Vitol Bahrain EC v Nasdec General Trading LLC & ors [2013] EWHC 3359 (Comm)

    Yeo v Times Newspapers Ltd [2015] EWHC 209 (QB)