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Answers to 11 Thorny Questions: Directly from 8 Costs Judges and Counsel of Outstanding Ability
Ho v Adelekun - Roger Mallalieu QC, 4 New Square
How will market practice change over QOCS, following the Supreme Court's decision in Ho v Adelekun? Is there any more wriggle room?
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Precedent T - Judith Ayling QC, 39 Essex Chambers
How strictly will the court apply sanctions at assessment for not updating the new Prec T and budget variation procedure? What are the workarounds?
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Retainers - Shaman Kapoor, 39 Essex Chambers
Drawing on recent cases, where are the vulnerabilities in retainers, including CFAs, CFA lite or DBAs? How enforceable are they, and when do they become void?
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Part 36 - PJ Kirby QC, Gatehouse Chambers
What is realistic and achievable over Part 36 offers and costs, e.g. suspension of interest, out of time offers, the costs of detailed assessment?
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Cost budget - Alexander Hutton QC, Hailsham Chambers
What - right now - amounts to a good reason for departing from a cost budget for the receiving party and the paying party?
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Incurred costs - Master Jason Rowley
What is the latest judicial thinking on incurred costs, particularly delays between budget preparation and listing of CCMC?
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