Miss Gillian O'Regan

Gillian O'Regan



Preserving costs consequences of a settlement offer – a cautionary tale
United Kingdom | April 03 2018

The High Court recently heard an appeal regarding the costs consequences of a withdrawn Part 36 offer where a second offer was made and neither was beaten at trial. In holding that costs flowed from the second offer only, the court provided useful guidance on how to structure multiple offers so that a party's original costs protection is preserved.