You pays your money and you takes your choice - the settlement offer dilemma facing litigators

20 October 2014

This note examines the two types of settlement offers that are widely available (a "Part 36 Offer" and a "Calderbank Offer").

It highlights the key advantages and disadvantages of both, demonstrating how they work in practice in the context of a recent case in the Court of Appeal: Coward v Phaestos and
others [2014] EWCA Civ 1256.