SANCTIONS HEARING 5: UTILISE -v-DAVIES: MANY TRIVIAL BREACHES DO NOT LEAD TO RELIEF FROM SANCTIONS BEING REFUSED

The claimant served their costs budget 45 minutes late. Both the District Judge and Circuit Judge refused relief from sanctions. The Court of Appeal overturned this decision. THE FACTS The claimant’s cost budget was served at 4.45 and not 4.00….