No QOCS shield for claimant’s in pre-issue applications: definition of “proceedings” for CPR r.44.13

24th November 2020

Barrister: Patrick West

Summary: Patrick West looks at the latest case arising from the failure of the Rules Committee to provide a conclusive definition of the word “proceedings” in QOCS cases and a decision which may expose personal injury claimants to costs orders in pre-action applications.

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