Increase in costs budget approved following a ‘significant development’ in the litigation

budget increase

Master Davison approves the majority of a 78% increase in the disclosure phase of the claimant’s costs budget following disclosure “of a scale and complexity that [was] much larger than was actually budgeted for” commenting that “the bar for what constitutes a significant development should not be set too high”

AL-NAJAR & ORS v THE CUMBERLAND HOTEL (LONDON) LTD [2018] EWHC 3532 (QB)