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The old Costs Practice Direction 45.3 used to read:
“No party should file or serve a statement of costs of the detailed assessment proceedings unless the court orders him to do so.”
I can find no corresponding provision in the new rules.
Presumably the normal default provision under the new Practice Direction 9.5(4) to CPR 44.6 therefore applies:
“The statement of costs must be filed at court and copies of it must be served on any party against whom an order for payment of those costs is intended to be sought as soon as possible and in any event—
(b) for all other hearings, not less than 24 hours before the time fixed for the hearing.”
Having said that, the Costs Officer at the Senior Courts Costs Office I was before yesterday didn’t take any issue with the statement being produced at the end of the hearing.