Butterworths Costs Service

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Butterworths Costs Service contains a complete statement and explanation of the law relating to contentious costs in civil proceedings, costs in criminal proceedings, non contentious costs, public funding and counsel's remuneration. The material is arranged in divisions corresponding to individual jurisdictions and each contains narrative, full texts of relevant source materials, full precedents of relevant bills of costs, practice directions and detailed cross-references. Additional updates can also be accessed via the LexisNexis Dispute Resolution Blog, and Current awareness alerts relating to Costs can also be set up on LexisLibrary.

Issue 144, May 2024

The following Divisions have been reviewed and updated as necessary:
Division A Civil Litigation Costs
Division E Litigation Funding
Division K Civil Legal Aid and Public Funding
Division L Solicitors’ Remuneration
Division M Criminal Proceedings
Court Fees


Andrew Gordon-Saker  Precedents editor
Louise di Mambro  Editor
Nicholas Bacon QC  Editor
Professor Mark Hill QC  Editor
David Chalk  Editor
Peter T Hurst  Editor
MasterJason Rowley  Editor
CJ Lethem  Editor
Judge Simon Middleton Editor