Case Plans - not as scary as you may think, most fee earners will have come across them at some time, but when managed well they can produce a fast and inexpensive turn around, in comparison to the detailed Bill of Costs.
When a civil case becomes complex and expensive it may need to be managed under a very high cost case contract.(VHCC)
A civil high cost case is any civil case where the final costs either to settlement or final hearing are likely to exceed £25,000. These are managed by the Exceptional and Complex Case Team.
All areas of civil funding are covered, including associated judicial reviews, but the following are the most common:
We enclose in this article a detailed flow chart in relation to “family case plans” as a gentle remainder and a note to all those among you who deal with family law.