Mullaraj v Secretary of State for the Home Department

During costs assessment proceedings, a Part 36 offer is the best method of protection.

Further judicial comment has been provided that a paying party should not expect to obtain a different order for costs at the conclusion of a provisional assessment hearing simply by relying on CPR 47.20(3)(b) when the paying party hasn’t beaten any previous offers made.

To read about the case of Mullaraj v Secretary of State for the Home Department by our Kris Kilsby, Council Member at Association of Costs Lawyers please visit http://disputeresolutionblog.practicallaw.com/a-part-36-offer-is-the-best-method-of-protection-during-costs-assessment-proceedings/

If you have any comments or queries regarding this post, please contact Kris Kilsby at [email protected]

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