What impact the budget has on recoverable costs – Merrix v Heart of England Trust NHS Foundation Trust [2016]

In my most recent article that was published in the Litigation Funding magazine, I discussed the Merrix case and what impact the budget has on recoverable costs.

  • The recent case of Merrix v Heart of England Trust NHS Foundation Trust [2016] has again brought the interaction between costs  budgeting and costs assessment into focus.  Before we look at what we can take from the decision, I will set out below a number of cases that have come along and shaped our thinking on the court’s application of costs budgeting (precedent H)…………….

For the full article please follow this link  Budgetary position.

Sue Fox is the Head of Costs Budgeting in the Costs and Litigation Funding department at Clarion Solicitors. You can contact her at sue.fox@clarionsolicitors.com and 0113 336 3389, or the Clarion Costs Team on 0113 246 0622.

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