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Case law involving legal costs issues, was pretty thin on the ground in May, certainly by comparison to the preceding few months. Nevertheless, there have still been some important decisions for us to look at. First up, we’ll start with a judgment that was actually handed down near the end Read the full article…

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Judgement in the case of Herbert v HH Law given by Mr Justice Hoole in the Sheffield District Registry of the High Court on the 21st March this year. It upheld the earlier decisions of District Judge Bellamy. On the one hand, it was a newsworthy judgement because it was Read the full article…

The post Herbert v HH Law Limited and the Case for Providing a Well-Reasoned Risk Assessment appeared first on R Costings.

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At the turn of the year, there were three things that we knew were going to happen in 2018. Manchester City were going to win the Premier League in football, GDPR was going to come in on the 25th May and the New Electronic Bill of Costs was going to Read the full article…

The post Heads, Sand, Ostriches and the New E-Bill appeared first on R Costings.

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Does a reduction in hourly rates for incurred costs mean a reduction will of necessity follow for budgeted costs too at assessment? ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ seems to be the answer at the moment, as there have been decisions either way, all at first instance. In August last year Deputy Master Read the full article…

The post Hourly Rates in Budgeted Costs: Where are we after RNB and Nash? appeared first on R Costings.

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No Notification of Funding Arrangement – No Relief from Sanctions! The last few weeks of this month have seen a proliferation of important costs judgements. Over the coming days we will look in more detail at some of these, starting with Springer v University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 2018 (EWCA) Civ 436 a Read the full article…

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This article was written on the 8th March 2018. Here’s a trivia question for you. What other memorable event happened on that same day? We can almost hear you shouting the answer from your offices. Yes, Lord Justice Jackson’s retirement as Lord Justice of Appeal was effective as of this the 8th Read the full article…

The post Proportionality and Court of Protection Costs – No Escape! appeared first on R Costings.

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The case law outlining the importance of filing costs budgets on time is well known with the decision in the matter of Lakhani v Mahmud (2017) EHWC 173 being the latest to confirm the difficulty of being successful on an application for relief from sanctions. If either party does fail to file Read the full article…

The post CPR 3.14 – Court Fees Only? Some Practical Tips (We Hope You Don’t Have To Use!) appeared first on R Costings.

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The Claimant was challenging a solicitors bill from a previous firm of solicitors retained by him Judgement was given on the 31st January 2018. Master Brown at the SCCO, in Swain v JC & A Solicitors, provided some good news for those seeking to raise challenges on their solicitor and Read the full article…

The post Challenging a Solicitors Bill – Swain v JC & A Solicitors appeared first on R Costings.

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2018 is going to bring many challenges in the area of Legal Costs and the legal profession as a whole. At R Costings we are embracing the challenges and changes in positive fashion. We are looking to recruit talented, experienced Law Costs Draftspersons and Costs Lawyers. We are looking for people Read the full article…

The post Time For Something New? Fancy Joining Us? appeared first on R Costings.

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The recent decision on revising costs budgets handed down by Chief Master Marsh in this large and complex HBOS acquisition litigation is a must read for costs practitioners. Although it is of a rather daunting length, the judgement which runs to almost 28 pages over 94 paragraphs is eminently readable, which Read the full article…

The post Sharp v Blank : Revising Costs Budgets : Significant Developments appeared first on R Costings.

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