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Lord Justice Jackson unveils ‘extensive’ fixed costs regime

30th January 2017 - Solicitors Journal

Lawyers react to ‘perverse’ and ‘unworkable’ proposals that incentivise undesirable defendant behaviour.

A radical ‘one size fits all’ approach to costs would be ‘perverse’ and unfair, only benefit defendants with deep pockets, and raise significant concerns over access to justice, lawyers have warned as Lord Justice Jackson considers extending fixed costs to cases worth up to £250,000.

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