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Strategy - Shaman Kapoor, 39 Essex Chambers
How do you gain a strategic advantage for your client when commencing, defending and resolving costs actions?
347.468 KB PDF
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?
1.461 MB PDF
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?
1.286 MB PDF
Part 36 offers - Judith Ayling QC, 39 Essex Chambers
How far can you push the Court over Part 36 offers and costs, e.g. the costs of detailed assessment, suspension of interest, out of time offers?
200.211 KB PDF
Incurred costs - District Judge Ian Besford
Given the inconsistency in approach, at what point - legally and practically - should a party update costs from estimated to incurred ahead of a CMC/CCMC?
641.492 KB PDF
Hourly rates - David Marshall, Anthony Gold
What do the trends show over hourly rates and why are they so significant for practice?
1.623 MB PDF
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?
584.262 KB PDF
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)?
192.102 KB PDF