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Speech by Lord Justice Jackson: Fixed Costs – The Time Has Come


Lord Justice Jackson gave the IPA Annual Lecture on the 28 January 2016.

“The purpose of this lecture is to argue that we should now introduce an extensive regime of fixed costs for civil litigation as proposed in chapters 15 and 16 of the Review of Civil Litigation Costs Final Report. In the light of recent developments the time is now ripe to take this substantial step…”

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