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Funding: costs orders against claimants’ solicitors

United Kingdom - May 10 2013 Court of Appeal holds that funding of disbursements did not render Claimants’ solicitors liable to pay Defendants’ costs; disclosure ordered to allow…

Costs budgeting: Henry - an exception to the rule?

United Kingdom - January 30 2013 The case of Henry v News Group Newspapers Ltd has proved to be a false dawn for those who had hoped that the courts would hold parties strictly to…

James Shrimpton.

Costs budgeting - the new rules

United Kingdom - January 21 2013 The introduction of new rules covering cost budgeting has been rather drowned out amid the fanfare accompanying the extension of the RTA portal…

James Shrimpton.

Court-approved budgets: “no good reason” to depart

United Kingdom - June 6 2012 Senior Costs Judge rules there was no good reason to depart from the court-approved costs budget leaving Claimant with potential of £300,000 shortfall; permission to appeal given.

David Froome.

Costs: recovery of interest

United Kingdom - March 8 2012 Court of Appeal holds that interest on costs runs from the date of the order giving rise to the entitlement to costs.