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Crucial update from the Court of Appeal - Harrison v Coventry (webinar)

All levels - 1 hour

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

The latest from the Court of Appeal on budgeting

This crucial area of practice can have a significant impact on what you can afford to do in a case and on what you get paid at the end of it for the work you have done.

Since the introduction of budgeting there has been a tension between costs permitted under a budget and what should be subjected to a detailed assessment.

This webinar will give you everything you need to know about the current position:

  • Is a detailed assessment necessary after a budget has been set?
  • Can you depart from the budgeted costs upwards with a good reason?
  • Is a good reason enough to reduce recoverable budgeted costs?
  • What about incurred costs?
  • Is a good reason the same as a significant development?
  • If not, then what is it and which matters the most?
  • The need to monitor your budget throughout the case
  • Applying to revise a budget
  • Can the trial judge give a view on any of this?
  • Is this the last we will hear about this point?


1 person: £55 + VAT  |  2 - 6 people: £95 + VAT  |  7 people or more: £150 + VAT

Watch live or later

We encourage all attendees to watch the webinar live - this gives people the opportunity to ask questions and participate in polls.

All people registered for the webinar will automatically be emailed details to view the online recording following the webinar, whether you view live or not. Recordings are available to view for up to six months.

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