Parties will have to attend an assessment hearing conducted by a registrar who will hear the Bill of Costs. If a party does not attend the assessment hearing, the registrar may proceed with the assessment or adjourn the proceedings.
The amount of costs to be allowed is subject to the registrar’s discretion. The registrar will consider all relevant circumstances, including the following:
If a party is dissatisfied with the decision of the registrar regarding the amount of costs granted, the party may apply to a judge to review the assessment within 14 days after the registrar's assessment decision.
The information here is for general guidance as the courts do not provide legal advice. If you need further help, you may want to get independent legal advice.Find out more