- August 19, 2019
Costs budgeting is not inevitable
Assuming that from now on you will always have to budget your costs? Maybe, but not necessarily… Introduction Generally speaking, we lawyers dislike procedural change. While we may well understand that a particular change is necessary and we will certainly recognise that we need to adapt to it when it comes, such changes nonetheless tend … Continue reading Costs budgeting is not inevitable →
- January 11, 2019
Avoiding detailed assessment: a cultural shift in approach to counsel’s fees?
I am a barrister, specialising mainly in personal injury and clinical negligence work. This is split between claimants and defendants, in roughly equal proportions. This piece is about my perception of a changing culture in the approach to agreement or assessment of the receiving parties’ costs in such cases, normally now only in relation to … Continue reading Avoiding detailed assessment: a cultural shift in approach to counsel’s fees? →