This blog first appeared in Practical Law on 27 July.
I deal with this matter in detail in my Fixed Costs Autumn Tour – you can book here.
All of these matters are dealt with in my new book – Personal Injury Small Claims, Portals and Fixed Costs, running to three volumes and 1,300 pages and costing £80.00 and available from me here or Amazon here.
A voluntary two year capped costs pilot scheme for High Court cases valued between £100,000.00 and £250,000.00 is now running in the London Mercantile Court and the Mercantile, Technology and Construction and Chancery Courts in Manchester and Leeds District Registries.
Although voluntary, once a party has agreed to enter the scheme it will not have an automatic right to leave it. This principle has already been established in relation to IPEC – see 77M Ltd v Ordnance Survey Ltd and Others …
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