Evidence sought on fixed recoverable costs

15 December 2016

On 11 November the senior judiciary announced a review of fixed recoverable costs led by Lord Justice Jackson. This relates to cases on the fast-track or the multi-track under a value of £250,000.

The Bar Council has issued an  online form for you to report to us the costs allowed as reasonable and proportionate in cases in which you appear. We are seeking evidence in relation to costs awarded on summary assessment, in detailed assessment and costs allowed in costs budgets. This will provide us with an evidence base from which we can make a submission to the review.

We urge all barristers and clerks who undertake this work to fill in the questionnaire.