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New E-Bill - Debbie Burke, Attain Costs Management

New E-Bill - Debbie Burke, Attain Costs Management (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 01.03.18) How is the e-bill going to work in the court and your office? How will it be managed at detailed assessment? What information will be obligatory? How will it mesh with the pre April paper billing?

New E-Bill (Schedule 2) - Debbie Burke, Attain Costs Management

New E-Bill (Schedule 2) - Debbie Burke, Attain Costs Management (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 01.03.18) How is the e-bill going to work in the court and your office? How will it be managed at detailed assessment? What information will be obligatory? How will it mesh with the pre April paper billing?

New E-Bill (PD47) - Debbie Burke, Attain Costs Management

New E-Bill (PD47) - Debbie Burke, Attain Costs Management (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 01.03.18) How is the e-bill going to work in the court and your office? How will it be managed at detailed assessment? What information will be obligatory? How will it mesh with the pre April paper billing?

CMC Hearings - District Judge Ian Besford

CMC Hearings - District Judge Ian Besford (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 01.03.18) Why is virtually every budget argued over at the CMC? Is the CMC the only opportunity to reduce costs? Is CPR 3.18 preventing the cost control? How do you agree more budgets?

Increasing Budgets - Roger Mallalieu, 4 New Square

Increasing Budgets - Roger Mallalieu, 4 New Square (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 01.03.18) What is a significant development for the purposes of getting a costs budget increased, with reference to the Harrison litigation? Do you apply to increase prior to conclusion on the grounds of significant development, or wait and take your chances at assessment to seek an increase for “good reason”?

Settling Before Trial - Master Peter Haworth

Settling Before Trial - Master Peter Haworth (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 01.03.18) What do you do when you have a costs budget and your case settles before trial? Do you draft the bill and leave the argument as whether you've stuck to the budget phase figures to the DAH? Or do you quote Harrison et al and keep it brief?

Proportionality - Alexander Hutton QC, Hailsham Chambers

Proportionality - Alexander Hutton QC, Hailsham Chambers (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 01.03.18) Drawing on the BNM appeal, is the Court's approach to proportionality too harsh? Can it consider conduct? Does "necessity" still hold as an argument?

​Part 36 Offers - Shaman Kapoor, Temple Garden Chambers

​Part 36 Offers - Shaman Kapoor, Temple Garden Chambers (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 28.03.17) Tactically, what is the most effective use of Part 36 Offers in cases where Costs are fixed per CPR 45?

Beyond the SCCO - Iain Stark, Weightmans

Beyond the SCCO - Iain Stark, Weightmans (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 28.03.17) Can the parties agree to dispense with budgeting? Does the court have to approve their consent order? Where does cost mediation fit into the matrix?

New Format Bill - Alexander Hutton QC, Hailsham Chambers

New Format Bill - Alexander Hutton QC, Hailsham Chambers (Costs, Jackson, LASPO, London, 07.03.17) What is the practical significance of the New Format Bill of Costs? Is it open to abuse because of duplicate/triplicate entries and lack of description of work done?

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