Tag Archives: Reducing costs in litigation

MITIGATING THE IMPACT OF THE COURT FEES INCREASE 1: LIMITATION STANDSTILL AGREEMENTS

The general view of the court fee increases is well known.  The increases are based on inadequate research and will have a major detrimental effect on the economy as well as the interests of justice.  Since the increases are likely to come into force soon it is important that litigators examine ways to mitigate the […]

MORE ON BUNDLES: THERE IS MUCH TIME & MONEY TO BE SAVED YET

I have often commented (and been surprised) by the fact that a post on preparing trial bundles is always the most popular page on this blog.  Following a prompt from Dominic Regan it was interesting to watch the live feed of the Coventry case and the problems that were taking place with the different pagination […]

UNDERSTANDING AND REDUCING THE COSTS OF LITIGATION: EDUCATING YOUR CLIENT

The previous post considered the case of Vitol Bahrain where the costs of the successful party on a one day application were reduced from £165,241.80 to £75,000. The amount of this shortfall highlights the need for the modern litigator to be aware of, and have strategies in place, to reduce the costs of litigation. POST […]