Davey v Money and ors [2019] EWHC 997 (Ch).

Costs Cases

Davey v Money and ors [2019] EWHC 997 (Ch).

Arkin caps – CPR 25.14 Summary: The Court gave guidance on the potential application of the so-called “Arkin cap” to limit the extent of non-party costs orders against a commercial… Read more »

CategorySecurity for Costs Date

FZO v (1) Adams, (2) Haringey London Borough Council [2019] EWHC 1286 (QB).

Interest on additional amounts pursuant to Part 36 – Part 36 Summary: Where an unsuccessful Defendant was required to pay an additional amount, having previously rejected the Claimant’s Part 36… Read more »

CategoryPart 36 offers Date

Campbell v Ministry of Defence [2019] EWHC, 14th May (QB), Lambert J

Costs, Part 36 offers and late accepting of offers – Part 36 Summary: The Claimant accepted the Defendant’s Part 36 offer late. The Court could find no reason to depart… Read more »

CategoryPart 36 offers Date

Evelyn Horne v Prescot (No. 1) Limited [2019] EWHC 1322 (QB)

Part 36 offers exclusive of interest – Part 36 Summary: The Court held it was prudent of the solicitors to specify that the offer was exclusive of interest, otherwise the… Read more »

CategoryPart 36 offers Date

Calonne Construction Limited v Dawnus Southern Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 754

Part 36 offers on unissued Counterclaims and provisions for interest – Part 36 Summary: The Court held that a Part 36 offer could be made in relation to an un-pleaded… Read more »

CategoryPart 36 offers Date

LITIGANTS IN PERSON: Ndole Assets Ltd v Designer M&E Services UK Ltd; [2018] EWCA Civ 2865

CPR 7.5 – service of proceedings Summary: Agents acting for a litigant in person had been in breach of the Legal Services Act 2007 in serving proceedings on the defendants,… Read more »


SECURITY FOR COSTS: Tugushev v Orlov & ors [2018] EWHC 3471 (Comm)

Summary: In an application for security of costs a similar level of detail is required as for costs budgeting or summary assessment.  Without such detail the court had to take… Read more »

CategorySecurity for Costs Date


Summary: In a case where liability was admitted, the High Court considered that the appropriate success fee under the pre-1 April 2013 regime, considering all of the relevant litigation risks,… Read more »

CategoryFixed costs Date

Warren v Hill Dickinson LLP [2018] EWHC 3322 (QB)

ASSIGNMENT OF CFAS Summary: CFAs made with a firm that later ceased to trade were capable of assignment and the CFAs were validly transferred with the client’s informed consent. Longer… Read more »

CategoryAssessment of Costs, CFAs Date

Practice Direction Update

Summary: Practice Direction Update Longer Text: A new paragraph has been added to Practice Direction 21, Children of Protected Parties.  Paragraph 11.2(4) – add: “(4A) A copy bill or informal… Read more »



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