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Costs: Shaping New Law into Solution-Focused Answers for Your Clients

On-demand, 17th June 2021 until 22nd October 2021

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?

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?

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?

Part 36 offers - Judith Ayling QC, 39 Essex Chambers

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?

Incurred costs - District Judge Ian Besford

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?

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?

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?

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)?

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