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Jack Straw: review of civil litigation costs

Justice Secretary Jack Straw has thanked Sir Rupert Jackson for his comprehensive report on costs in civil litigation.

Jack Straw said:

‘I would like to thank Sir Rupert for undertaking this review of costs in the civil courts and for producing such a substantial, comprehensive and detailed report. It is a remarkable piece of work which is based on extensive consultation and puts forward a broad range of significant recommendations for reform. I look forward to considering these proposals in detail.’

The Ministry of Justice will look at Sir Rupert’s package of recommendations in depth and will set out the way forward in due course.

Sir Rupert Jackson’s Review of Civil Litigation Costs is available via the Judicial Communications Office website, Judiciary of England and Wales.

Notes to editors

  1. For enquiries regarding the Justice Secretary’s response, please contact the Ministry of Justice press office on 020 3334 3536.
  3. The Master of the Rolls asked Sir Rupert Jackson to conduct a review of costs in the civil courts. For enquiries regarding the review itself, please contact the Judicial Communications Office on

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