The long-awaited final report from Lord Justice Jackson on costs in civil litigation was published on 14 January. Whilst the recommendations will have less impact on costs in high value commercial litigation than in other areas of civil litigation (such as personal injury), they are still potentially very significant.
Some of the key recommendations are:
The report follows a year of detailed consultation with the profession and other stakeholders and the recommendations are expected to generate much debate in the coming months.
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