Pre-action Discovery Protocol

Pre-action discovery

The Court of Appeal (CA) has decided that protocol for Pre-action discovery is covered under the fixed cost regime. Costs will therefore normally be limited to the fixed rates – Sharp v Leeds CC [2017] EWCA Civ 33

This case involved Miss Sharp , the Claimant (C) who tripped on a footpath and injured her wrist. She brought a claim against Leeds City Council ,the Defendant’s (D) through the Portal under the Employer’s Liability / Public Liability Protocol.

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