Costs News

A place for members and the public alike to discover what's going on in the industry.

06 January 2022

Legal Services Board singles out achievement of CLSB in improving performance

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has singled out the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB) for praise after finding that it has met all the requirements of the oversight regulator’s performance framework. This measures all of the legal re... view

06 January 2022

Master: Too early in case to make costs order, despite primary liability admission

A master has refused to order an interim costs payment in a high-value personal injury case where much of the evidence has yet to be served and there have been early part 36 offers. Master Brown said such an order would diminish the securit... view

06 January 2022

News in brief - 06.01.2022

New issue of Costs Lawyer now available A reminder that the latest issue of Costs Lawyer magazine is now available for members to read. The issue contains comprehensive coverage of November’s ACL conference, as well as features on cyb... view

15 December 2021

Legal education big-hitter named new chair of ACL Training

Leading legal education specialist Sarah Hutchinson (pictured) has been named the new chair of ACL Training. A one-time commercial solicitor, Ms Hutchinson worked for many years at the College (later University) of Law, latterly as director... view

15 December 2021

News in brief - 17.12.2021

New issue of Costs Lawyer now available What better way to escape family arguments over Christmas than to spend time with the new issue of Costs Lawyer magazine? The issue contains comprehensive coverage of last month’s ACL conference... view