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Variations - Abigail Bennett, JMW Solicitors

Variations - Abigail Bennett, JMW Solicitors Where is the wriggle room when varying the quantum and timing of payments or setting aside a lump sum and re-quantifying it on a Barder event basis?

Schedule 1 (NTS) - Samantha Hillas QC, St John's Buildings

Schedule 1 - Samantha Hillas QC, St John's Buildings Given the under-reporting of schedule 1 cases, how do you steer clients through the twists and turns of (1) securing legal fees, (2) capitalisation of child maintenance, (3) holding of a property?

Schedule 1 (PP) - Samantha Hillas QC, St John's Buildings

Schedule 1 - Samantha Hillas QC, St John's Buildings Given the under-reporting of schedule 1 cases, how do you steer clients through the twists and turns of (1) securing legal fees, (2) capitalisation of child maintenance, (3) holding of a property?

Pensions - Grant Lazarus, 7 Harrington St Chambers

Pensions - Grant Lazarus, 7 Harrington St Chambers Against a backdrop of recent and live cases, how are judges treating the PAG's report? What is the position over capital versus income, the "pension gap", and pre-acquired pensions?

Proportionality - Master Jason Rowley

Proportionality - Master Jason Rowley The expansion of proportionality so that it covers the vulnerability of parties and witnesses - new and important innovation or damp squib?

Budget variations - Roger Mallalieu QC, 4 New Square

Budget variations - Roger Mallalieu QC, 4 New Square How do you make tactical use of the new Prec T and budget variation procedure, and how will it influence your "good reasons" argument at assessment?

Strategy - Shaman Kapoor, 39 Essex Chambers

Strategy - Shaman Kapoor, 39 Essex Chambers How do you gain a strategic advantage for your client when commencing, defending and resolving costs actions?

Solicitor and own client assessments

Solicitor and own client assessments How has Belsner v Cam changed existing thinking on solicitor/own client disputes? Can you apply the same argument to CPR 46.9(3)(c)?

Hybrid DBAs - Alex Hutton QC, Hailsham Chambers

Hybrid DBAs - Alex Hutton QC, Hailsham Chambers In the spotlight of Lexlaw v Zuberi, what are the implications of hybrid DBAs on costs law and practice? How will market practice change?

Hourly rates - David Marshall, Anthony Gold

Hourly rates - David Marshall, Anthony Gold What do the trends show over hourly rates and why are they so significant for practice?

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