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Costs Law

Incurred costs - Master Jason Rowley

Incurred costs - Master Jason Rowley What is the latest judicial thinking on incurred costs, particularly delays between budget preparation and listing of CCMC?

Indemnity costs - Jamie Carpenter QC, Hailsham Chambers

Indemnity costs - Jamie Carpenter QC, Hailsham Chambers How far can you push the court over indemnity costs following the spate of recent cases? How do indemnity costs impact a CMO?

Ho v Adelekun - Roger Mallalieu QC, 4 New Square

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?

Precedent T - Judith Ayling QC, 39 Essex Chambers

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?

Retainers - Shaman Kapoor, 39 Essex Chambers

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?

Part 36 - PJ Kirby QC, Gatehouse Chambers

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?

Cost budget - Alexander Hutton QC, Hailsham Chambers

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?

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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