Costs News

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30 July 2015

J-code Working Party Remit

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30 July 2015

News in brief 30th July 2015

Yorkshire first for McAulay Andrew McAulay, a Costs Lawyer and partner at Leeds firm Clarion, has been shortlisted in the rising star category of the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2015 – the first Costs Lawyer ever to make a shortlist at the awa... view

30 July 2015

Court cannot approve incurred costs when revising budget

The provision on revising budgets does not allow for incurred costs to be approved by the court, Mr Justice Warby ruled last week in the latest contribution of Conservative MP Tim Yeo’s libel action against The Sunday Times to the case law... view

23 July 2015

Keep proportionality of costs in mind at all times, says top judge

Parties and their solicitors can no longer conduct litigation in a manner “which does not keep the proportionality of the costs being incurred at the forefront of their minds at all times”, the judge in charge of the Technology and C... view

23 July 2015

News in brief 23rd July 2015

NHSLA complains about costs bills The NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) has complained of “an increasing number of plainly excessive and disproportionate costs bills” from claimant lawyers, and highlighted the need for costs to be mo... view