Increased Guideline Hourly Rates approved by Master of the Rolls

Following the publication of the Civil Justice Council working group’s final report on guideline hourly rates, the proposed changes have now been accepted by the Master of the Rolls.

The revised rates are as follows and are expected to come into force on 1st October 2021 together with the revised Guide to the Summary Assessment of Costs.

For more details see the recent video on our youtube channel where Professor Dominic Regan and Stephanie Kaye discuss the report, including the practicalities and potential issues going forward for both COP practitioners and commercial litigators.

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