This day long course to be held in the comfortable surroundings of Rudding Park will look at the details and the practical effects of the Jackson Reforms. Topics to be covered include:
• The new costs rules Making a living after April 2013 – is it still possible?
• “Costs Management” – what is it and how is it done?
• The Directions Questionnaire and Specimen Directions. • Qualified One Way Costs Shifting – how does it work? • “Damages Based Agreements” – the requirements. • Part 36 offers – increased penalties for Defendants. • New Rules on Disclosure. • The increase in general damages – when does it apply? • New rules on detailed assessment. • The transitional provisions.
These are essential topics for anyone involved in litigation after April 2013.
The course will involve a detailed look at the new rules and their practical consequences. This is important for Claimants and Defendants alike.