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A Fascinating Piece on "The History of Legal Aid & 1945 to 1997" by Sir Henry Brooke
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
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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It's All our Own Fault, Apparently!

It's All our Own Fault, Apparently!
The Law Society Gazette has reported today on a speech given by the Master ...
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BNM v MGN Limited [2016] EWHC B13 (Costs) (03 June 2016) : A whole new can of worms on proportionality?

BNM v MGN Limited [2016] EWHC B13 (Costs) (03 June 2016) : A whole new can of worms on proportionality?
​ In a surprising decision handed down yesterday in the SCCO relating to pr...
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Further revisions to Precedent H on the way
The CPR Committee has confirmed that further changes to Precedent H will be...
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Parker -v- Butler [2016] EWHC 1251 (QB) - QOCS applies on a first appeal where Claimant had the benefit of QOCS at trial
Link shared on Thursday, 26 May 2016 16:23

FOIL calls for fixed costs in costs-only cases
Did nobody think to point out that the costs of assessment are limited (unl...
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Litigation Futures Senior judges oppose singling out clin neg for fixed costs as consultation nears - Litigation Futures
Link shared on Monday, 23 May 2016 11:53

Plans unveiled to tackle backlog and delays at Court of Appeal | News | Law Society Gazette
Master of the rolls Lord Dyson says judges consider the status quo unaccept...
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NO QOCS IN MIB CASES | Kerry Underwood
Link shared on Wednesday, 18 May 2016 09:20

For full detail see the full article on Kerry Underwood's blog, but the con...
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Court Allows Assignment of CFAs : the Judgment on Appeal in Jones -v- Spire Healthcare Limited
Further analysis to follow.

High Court allows advocacy fees for case settled on the day | News | Law Society Gazette
A common sense decision on an opportunistic argument raise on behalf of the...
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Amendments to the Practice Direction relating to Form and Content of the Bill of Costs

You will, no doubt, be aware of the recent changes to the costs management ...
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