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New Supreme Court Rules about offers of compromise

The introduction of the Supreme Court (Chapter I Offers of Compromise Amendments) Rules 2013 (Vic) (Amendments) effective as of 1 September 2013 will provide clarity to practitioners as to whether costs should be mentioned as part of an offer of compromise. The Amendments will also provide practitioners with some certainty as to the status of pre-litigation offers when the Court makes a determination as to costs. More…