CHANGES COMING INTO FORCE IN OCTOBER 2: NEW RULES AS TO COSTS BUDGETS
The 122nd update Practice Direction Amendments come into force on the 1st October 2020. Some of the changes relate to costs budgeting. We will look at these in more detail nearer the time they come into force. So that people are forewarned – these rules give the courts more powers in relation to the control of costs budgets and also provide, expressly, for a procedure for the variation of budgets.