Part 36 and Indemnity Costs

The Court of Appeal has delivered an important judgment in BURGESS V LEJONVARN (2020) EWCA Civ 114. D made an early Part 36 offer of £25,000. C made a series of descending offers to settle. C lost at trial. D, who was only awarded standard costs, appealed. Granting permission to appeal, Coulson LJ  noted the imbalance …

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