Court of Appeal provides further guidance on Part 36

July 2012
Antony Smith and Nicholas Pegg

The recent Court of Appeal decision, PHI Group Limited v Robert West Consulting Limited [2012] EWCA Civ 588, emphasises (i) the importance of complying with Part 36 Civil Procedure Rules if the costs consequences provided by Part 36 are to apply; and (ii) existing non-Part 36 offers are not impliedly withdrawn purely because subsequent (inconsistent) offers are made.

Antony Smith and Nic Pegg provide further details.

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