New update from SCCO on delays with COP assessments

This evening, the SCCO have circulated a further update notice on the current timescales for the assessment of COP bills.

In summary:

  • The Costs Officers are being assigned bills for assessment for cases where the supporting papers were received during or after the 2nd week of October
  • The Administrative Team are returning assessed bills received from the Costs Officers around the middle of March
  • New bill filings submitted in the 3rd week of February are being considered for acceptance or rejection
  • Filings requesting final costs certificates submitted in the 2nd week of April are currently being worked through

Please see below a full copy of the notice released for the full details.

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