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Exceptional orders for costs
Available from: 07/06/2022
While standard costs represent the normal order between litigants in civil proceedings, there are several scenarios where a less benevolent outcome can be achieved. It has been noticeable that the courts are increasingly turning to costs orders to deal with a range of misconduct by litigants, as well as ordering that third parties – whether the lawyers themselves, funders or even experts – bear some or even all of the costs incurred. This webinar, which will include some significant developments over the last year, looks at the various possibilities.
– How to secure indemnity costs– Part 36 enhancements – When can a funder be liable? – Wasted costs orders – Making an expert pay – The position of a pure backer – Summary or detailed assessment?