Fixed Costs – When and How


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Fixed Costs – When and How is a Level 2: Experienced Practitioner webinar

Can you make cost effective decisions concerning which cases should be commenced within the Portals? And can you make an effective risk assessment of the costs implications of track allocation? Cost related matters can prove perplexing even for the most experienced practitioners. This webinar will get you up-to-date with all you need to know about Fixed Costs.

After watching our Webinar you will have learnt:

  • The relevant criteria when assessing which claims should be commenced within the low value Portals
  • The fixed costs implications of multiple Claimants
  • The fixed costs significance of Track allocation post Portal exit
  • The role of Consent Orders in avoiding fixed costs regimes
  • The role of Proposed Track allocation in avoiding Fixed Costs
  • The relationship between SIIIA cases and the provisions of CPR 36

We will be discussing:

  • Portals and Costs
    • Non Portal
    • Fixed Costs within the Portal
      • Karnicka v Zborek County Court (Reading)[2018] 2 WLUK 295
    • Portal Exit Costs
      • Kavak v FMC Chemicals Ltd County Court (Manchester) [2018] 4 WLUK 413
      • Bratek v Clark-Drain Ltd County Court (Cambridge) [2018] 4 WLUK 577; 
      • Scutchings v Gibbs County Court (Manchester) [2018] 6 WLUK 176
      • Qader v Esure Services Ltd[2016] EWCA Civ 1109
  • Part 36 v Fixed Costs
    • Ansell v AT & T (GB) Holdings Ltd[2017] 12 WLUK 408
    • Hislop v Perde; Kaur v Committee (for the time being) of Ramgarhia Board Leicester [2018] EWCA Civ 1726
    • Broadhurst v Tan [2016] EWCA Civ 94
    • Purser v Hibbs[2015] EWHC 1792 (QB); 

Book this Webinar if you want to be able to:

  • Make cost effective decisions concerning which cases should be commenced within the Portals
  • Advise fully on the costs implications of multiple claimants in Portal claims
  • Advise and make an effective risk assessment of the costs implications of track allocation
  • Accurately advise on the role of Consent orders in avoiding fixed costs
  • Assess the likelihood of a Fixed costs order where there has been a proposed allocation.
  • Advise on the interaction between CPR 36 and S.IIIA in relation to costs


This webinar is now available as a recording and you can access it whenever you wish. The recording link can be accessed for a whole year after the initial presentation. Our delegates will also receive the power point presentation slides used by our trainer during the webinar presentation.

Your Trainer:

Fixed Costs - When and HowNicky Carter is a self-employed Solicitor and Legal Trainer and has been delivering training for us since 2010.



Prices for MASS Members are £75 for a single view and £150 for a group view

Prices for Non Members are £95 for a single view and £190 for a group view

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