For all Users of the Chancery Court in Leeds – Pilot
Please see details of a pilot that will run for the next six months in Leeds and that relates to cost budgets:
PILOT SCHEME (6 months) Please note, the pilot has been extended so is continuing for the time being
With the intention of avoiding the expense and inconvenience of cost management and likewise the need to have a Costs and Case Management Conference the Chancery District Judges at Leeds District Registry with the support of the Vice Chancellor have introduced a new practice as follows:
Provided that, when filing their Directions Questionnaires:
a) The parties express a wish to limit the extent of cost budgeting, and;
b) The parties also file agreed case management directions.