- December 22, 2020
The benefits of Part 36: all or nothing or some?
As a costs lawyer, one of the topics I like to bore my solicitor clients with is Part 36 and its wider implications. Used correctly, a well-thought-through approach to Part 36 offers can see early resolution of disputes and considerable costs savings, and in the absence of a resolution a well-pitched Part 36 offer can … Continue reading The benefits of Part 36: all or nothing or some? →
- May 14, 2020
Remote hearings in costs proceedings: the new normal?
The grim reaches of COVID-19 are affecting all corners of society in a way that few could have imagined even 12 weeks ago. With a vaccine deemed unlikely to be readily available this year, the mantra we will be getting used to over the next few weeks relates to the need to create a “new … Continue reading Remote hearings in costs proceedings: the new normal? →
- October 18, 2019
Flight delay costs assessments: Senior v Blue Air
As another summer draws to a close we can all recall the newsworthy computer glitches and strikes which caused a great many flights to be delayed or cancelled, causing disruption and inconvenience to thousands of travellers.
- May 20, 2019
Solicitor/client success fees and Herbert v HH Law Ltd
The ongoing saga surrounding personal injury firms’ tussles with costs recovery specialists has resulted in some important guidance for solicitors on permissible fee arrangements. The implications on the charging structures for the sector could be profound, especially in respect of conditional fee agreements (CFAs) and the charging of success fees.