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Proportionality - Master Jason Rowley

Proportionality - Master Jason Rowley (Costs litigation, London, 15.05.2019) Is there any hope for clarity on proportionality? How are you to advise on proportionality? Is there any new and practical thinking?

Special costs orders - Alice Nash, Halisham Chambers

Special costs orders - Alice Nash, Halisham Chambers (Costs litigation, London, 15.05.2019) In border-line cases, what tips the balance when arguing for special costs orders: i.e. wasted costs, third party orders and orders for security for costs?

Fixed costs regime - PJ Kirby QC

Fixed costs regime - PJ Kirby QC (Costs litigation, London, 15.05.2019) What are the unresolved practical and legal problems of the fixed costs regime? When will it be extended? Where are the challenges coming from?

Proportionality (NOTES) - Master Jason Rowley

Proportionality (NOTES) - Master Jason Rowley (Costs litigation, London, 15.05.2019) Is there any hope for clarity on proportionality? How are you to advise on proportionality? Is there any new and practical thinking?

Incurred costs - David Marshall, Anthony Gold Solicitors

Incurred costs - David Marshall, Anthony Gold Solicitors (Costs litigation, London, 15.05.2019) How can the paying party get behind the budget by arguing for reductions to incurred costs? In split trial cost budgets, do you argue for all the costs incurred or just those relating to the split element?

Costs budgeting - Alexander Hutton, QC

Costs budgeting - Alexander Hutton, QC (Costs litigation, London, 15.05.2019) When is a breach “a mere irregularity,” following Page? How do you approach hourly rates at assessment, following Yirenkyi? What is the best way to present a revised budget?

Payment on account - Judith Ayling, 36 Essex Street

Payment on account - Judith Ayling, 36 Essex Street (Costs litigation, London, 15.05.2019) Applying Finnegan v Spiers, where is the wriggle room when arguing for a payment on account of costs (following acceptance of a Part 36 offer)?

QOCS - Roger Mallalieu, 4 Square

QOCS - Roger Mallalieu, 4 Square (Costs Litigation, London, 15.05.19) How are you to steer clients through QOCS in the face of judicial inconsistency in recent decisions? What are your options?

Proportionality - Master Jason Rowley

Proportionality - Master Jason Rowley (Costs Litigation, London, 13.03.19) Is there any hope for clarity on proportionality? How are you to advise on proportionality? Is there any new and practical thinking?

QOCS - Roger Mallalieu, 4 New Square

QOCS - Roger Mallalieu, 4 New Square (Costs Litigation, London, 13.03.19) How are you to steer clients through QOCS in the face of judicial inconsistency in recent decisions? What are your options?

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