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Part 8 Costs Only Proceedings

Part 8 Costs Only ProceedingsPart 8 Costs Only Proceedings can arise when the main action settled pre-issuing proceedings. When a matter settles pre-action, the costs of the claim are negotiated on an informal basis. Issuing Part 8 costs only proceedings allow the...

Part 36 Costs Consequences: Swift v Carpenter

Part 36 Costs Consequences: Swift v CarpenterTo recap, some of the Civil Procedure Rules Part 36 Costs Consequences include: A part 36 offer accepted within the relevant period; usually, 21 days, will mean that the receiving party will be awarded costs to be assessed...

Notice of Right to Cancel a CFA

Notice of Right to Cancel a CFA Conditional Fee Agreements are subject to the same requirements as any other contract and; therefore, usually require a Notice of Right to Cancel a CFA for one to be binding. The Consumer Contract (Information, Cancellation and...

Conditional Fee Agreement Termination: Toms v Brannan

Conditional Fee Agreement Termination: Toms v Brannan What is a Conditional Fee Agreement? A Conditional Fee Agreement, or CFA, is an agreement entered into usually between a solicitor and their client. It is a written agreement which is legally binding. Usually, when...

CPR 36.17: Enhanced Interest Awarded on Appeal

CPR 36.17: Enhanced Interest Awarded on Appeal Telefonica UK LTD v The Office of Communications CPR 36.17   CPR 36.17 governs the costs consequences of the Claimant beating their own offer at Trial, or where they receive an award which is equal to or more than an...

Can You Negotiate Solicitors Fees?

Can You Negotiate Solicitors Fees?   All legal proceedings will incur costs, and services offered by Solicitors may be expensive. Following the completion of any legal work, you are likely to receive a statute bill of costs from your Solicitor, listing their...

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