Costs


An important decision for all personal injury practitioners: the Court of Appeal considering fundamental dishonesty in QOCS protected claims.

Published: 31/10/2017 | Costs, News

“Howlett v (1) Davies (2) Ageas Insurance Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1696, CA 30 October 2017. The Court of Appeal approved the interpretation of the meaning of “fundamental dishonesty” reached by HHJ Moloney QC in Gosling v (1) Hailo (2) Screwfix. Further, it was clarified that (1) there is no requirement to plead fundamental dishonesty […]

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Costs Update Newsletter

Published: 09/10/2017 | Costs, Newsletters

Following the Court of Appeal decision in Harrison v University Hospitals [2017] EWCA Civ 792, John Meredith Hardy and Helen Hobhouse have prepared articles considering the implications of this decision for costs budgeting and the detailed assessment of costs following the conclusion of a costs budgeted case. These articles contain useful guidance on the preparation […]

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Costs Newsletter – April 2017

Published: 19/04/2017 | Costs, Newsletters

Contents News Fixed costs Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, [2017] EWHC 346 (QB) Does Late Acceptance of a P36 Offer Result in an Indemnity Costs Order? Case Law Round-up To download a copy of this month’s update, click here. To subscribe to our Cost Law Newsletter, click here. News Clive Thomas, Editor […]

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Costs Newsletter – August 2016

Published: 08/08/2016 | Costs

Contents News Infant Approvals: Success fees and ATE premiums Trip wire or just tripped up? Proportionality trumps reasonableness and necessity Case Law Round-up To download a copy of this month’s update, click here. To subscribe to our Cost Law Newsletter, click here. News Clive Thomas, Editor Welcome to Farrar’s Building’s inaugural costs newsletter which will be […]

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