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Costs incurred during litigation: including court fees, legal fees, reimbursement of any expenses, experts’ and witnesses fees and reimbursement of expenses.

Jackson Review of costs of litigation – a one year-long review of costs of litigation undertaken in the UK by Lord Justice Rupert Jackson, the final report to be produced in December 2009. The review is a result of a widespread conviction (supported by academic and policy research) that the Woolf reforms of civil procedure did not lead to decreasing of the costs of litigation.