Practice Notes: Costs

Civil-assessed costs claims: inhouse and in trouble

The MoJ and LAA’s decision to transfer civil-assessed costs claims inhouse is extremely

07 Jun 2021

Lawyers chastised for non-compliance with PDs

During a return to the bench, Sir James Munby has chastised lawyers for ignoring practice

16 Apr 2021

Litigation firms 'expected' to have links with costs lawyers

A Senior Courts Costs Office decision has emphasised that firms should employ costs lawyers or risk

13 Apr 2021

High Court rejects lawyers' bid to recover £1m advertising costs

Solicitors' advertising costs in BA group litigation are the cost of getting the business

08 Feb 2021

Increase guideline hourly rate by 35 pc, says judge

Guideline hourly rates (GHR) should be increased by 35% to reflect inflation pending the outcome of

04 Dec 2020

A matter of interest

Kerry Underwood analyses conflicting costs rulings on interest

13 Oct 2020

Understanding Part 36, from day one

Kerry Underwood argues the case for day one Part 36 offers, in almost any instance

09 Sep 2020

Shortcomings in costs

Claire Green says costs work should be the preserve of regulated costs professionals

09 Sep 2020

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