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Part 36 Offer & The Consequences of Rejection

Part 36 Offer & The Consequences of Rejection

Part 36 Offer & The Consequences of Rejection Rawbank SA v Travelex Banknotes Ltd [2020] EWHC 1619 (Ch)  Accepting or Rejecting a Part 36 Offer    In brief, the consequences of accepting or rejecting a Part 36 Offer include: The costs benefits of a Part 36...

Precedent H Costs – Is the 1% Cap Exclusive of VAT?

Precedent H Costs – Is the 1% Cap Exclusive of VAT?

Precedent H Costs - Is the 1% Cap Exclusive of VAT? Marbrow v Sharpes Garden Services Ltd [2020] EWHC B26 (Costs) Precedent H Costs Preparation of a Precedent H Costs Budget is an essential part of the costs management process for all Multi-Track cases. A Costs Budget...

Counsel Fees and Fixed Costs – Coleman v Townsend

Counsel Fees and Fixed Costs – Coleman v Townsend

Counsel Fees and Fixed Costs Coleman v Townsend (SCC Senior Courts Costs Office 13 July 2020) Counsel Fees in Fixed Costs Cases There have often been disputes over which costs and disbursements (such as Counsel fees) can be recovered under the fixed costs regime in...

How to Challenge a Solicitor’s Bill

How to Challenge a Solicitor’s Bill

How to Challenge a Solicitor's Bill Applying for Assessment Under the Solicitors Act 1974    Can I Challenge a Solicitor’s Bill? Solicitor’s fees are a common cause of dispute between clients and their Solicitors. We are often approached by former clients of...

Refusal to Engage in Mediation and the Consequences

Refusal to Engage in Mediation and the Consequences

Consequences for Refusal to Engage in Mediation Wales v CBRE Managed Services LTD and Aviva [2020]   What is Mediation? Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), which is a method of settling a dispute without having to go to Court. Mediation...

Costs Budget Discussion Report & Negotiations

Costs Budget Discussion Report & Negotiations

Costs Budget Discussion Reports   How to Prepare and When to File the Precedent R   Costs Budget Discussion Report (Precedent R) When you have prepared, filed and served Costs Budgets, it is expected that the parties will prepare their Costs Budget Discussion...

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