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Proportionality – further clarification on application of the new proportionality test.

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​ Rehan Mujaddadi, Costs Lawyer and London Office Manager considers the rec...
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The judgement in Merrix has been upheld in Harrison but where does that leave us in respect of “Good Reason”?

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We heard, last week, that the court of appeal in the case of Harrison v Uni...
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Notes from Our May Costs Seminar

Another happy client after a fantastic Provisional Assessment result

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We received a fantastic Provisional Assessment result today with full appli...
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Costs Budget - A Team Effort

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Many people are not fans of costs budgeting and it is tempting to think tha...
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6 Questions to ask your costs draftsman

6 Questions to ask your costs draftsman
Is your costs draftsman an expert in your type of law?   Many costs dr...
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Ensuring compliant service of documents

Ensuring compliant service of documents
The requirements for valid service of documents is something which can easi...
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Kerry-Anne Moore of our South Wales Office features in this month's Costs Lawyer Magazine

Kerry-Anne Moore of our South Wales Office features in this month's Costs Lawyer Magazine
Kerry-Anne's excellent article on the important decision about private clie...
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Another plaudit for our London Office

Another plaudit for our London Office
"Thank you to Rehan Mujaddadi for turning around a Cost Budget within 24 ho...
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‘A bill must contain sufficient information to enable the client to obtain advice as to its detailed assessment.’

‘A bill must contain sufficient information to enable the client to obtain advice as to its detailed assessment.’
Sitting in the High Court (Senior Courts Costs Office) Master Gordon-Saker ...
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Judge rejects inadequate costs bills

http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/judge-rejects-inadequate-costs-bills/5057019.article
’Important warning’ to solicitors on information given to clients on work d...
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Court overturns Senior Cost Judge's decision to slash ATE premium by 60%

http://www.litigationfutures.com/news/court-overturns-senior-cost-judges-decision-slash-ate-premium-60
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A Fascinating Piece on "The History of Legal Aid & 1945 to 1997" by Sir Henry Brooke

https://sirhenrybrooke.me/2016/06/16/the-history-of-legal-aid-1945-to-1997/
A truly fascinating piece which deserves a full read. What jumps out to me ...
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New Case on Proportionality - Defendants will be rubbing their hands with glee

https://civillitigationbrief.wordpress.com/2016/06/16/proportionality-we-will-we-will-rock-you/
Once again, Mr Gordon Exall has brought our attention to an important new c...
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Overspending on your Costs Budget - a blog by Gordon Exall

Receiving and paying parties alike would be well advised to read Gordon Exa...
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