Government announces that the fixed recovery costs regime is to be extended

A report has announced plans to extend the fixed recoverable costs regime to as many civil claims as possible in the hope that it will stop losing parties from facing high costs bills. The senior judiciary have been invited to put forward proposals for consultation.

86th CPR update introduces a new Precedent H form from 3 October 2016

The new form has standardised the shade of grey used within certain boxes, and changes the words “past” and “future” within the expert section, to “incurred” and “estimated”, in line with the rest of the document.