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DEFINITIONS AND JURISDICTION

The term ‘costs’ in the CPR costs rules2 has a wide definition and includes fees, charges and remuneration including success fees in conditional fee agreements3 as well as disbursements, expenses and any insurance premiums for legal expenses insurance.4 Costs also includes remuneration allowed to a litigant in person and any fee or reward charged by a lay representative for acting on behalf of a party in proceedings allocated to the small claims track (r 43.2).