Costs News



26 March 2020

Third nomination received for ACL Council Member

Anna Lockyer has been nominated for the vanancy of ACL Council Member.  There are now three nominees and the closing date for nominations is Tuesday 31 March. view

26 March 2020

CLSB relaxes limit on e-learning for this year’s CPD

Costs Lawyers will be able to obtain all of their CPD points for 2020 from remote learning activities if needed, the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB) has announced in advice to the profession on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... view

26 March 2020

News in brief - 26.03.2020

Successful claimant denied costs because of “inadequate” solicitor A district judge has refused a successful claimant their fixed costs because of the conduct of the solicitor. According to Francesca O’Neill, a barrister... view

26 March 2020

You are not alone

Dear members and colleagues, We trust that you are keeping safe and well in the current situation. As we all appreciate, these are trying times both personally and professionally as those on the frontline battle to keep our loved ones... view

23 March 2020

Civil Court guidance on how to conduct remote hearings

The current pandemic necessitates the use of remote hearings wherever possible.  Click here for the Civil Court guidance on how to conduct remote hearings.  view