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A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure

A Practical Approach to Civil Procedure (24th edn)

Stuart Sime
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date: 28 November 2023

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  • Stuart SimeStuart SimeAssociate Dean and Head of Department, The City Law School, City, University of London


This chapter focuses on legal costs. It discusses the two main principles for deciding which party should pay the costs of an application or of the whole proceedings; the rule that costs follow the event; range of possible costs orders; interim costs orders; indemnity principle; basis of quantification; proportionality; summary and detailed assessments; fast track fixed costs; fixed and scale costs; costs and track allocation; publicly funded litigants; pro bono costs orders; costs against non-parties; and wasted costs orders.

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