Posts by Philip Woodfield

  • Staying on the right side of Part 36: lessons learned

    Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) provides ample incentive for litigants to give a little ground. For claimants, making a “beatable” Part 36 offer can result in significant benefits. A claimant obtaining a judgment that is “at least as advantageous” as their Part 36-compliant settlement offer can ask the court to award: