- Wednesday, 22 November 2017
There is no immediate need for the Civil Procedure Rule Committee to introduce a new privacy rule for certain costs issues in environmental cases as it could conflict with its open justice review, it has decided. It was responding to a High Court ruling that said hearings about costs protection limits should be held in private.
Tags: Aarhus Convention, costs caps, environmental law, judicial review
Posted in News, Procedure
- Monday, 24 April 2017
The High Court has fast-tracked a judicial review brought by three charities challenging the new costs regime for cases involving the environment. Mr Justice Dove also capped the liabilities of legal environmental pressure group ClientEarth, Friends of the Earth and the RSPB at a total of £10,000.
Tags: Aarhus Convention, environmental law
Posted in Costs, News