10 April 2017
Four years on, practitioners assess the impact of Jackson LJ’s civil litigation reforms and assess the need for further reform.
13 February 2017
Criminal law updates by Anthony Edwards.
6 February 2017
Appeal court case re-establishes factors which may lead to judicial intervention over costs.
Trade unions are less influential than they were, but remain a critical conduit for justice
30 January 2017
The Court of Protection has exhibited a robust approach to the exercise of its costs jurisdiction.
28 November 2016
Excalibur went against third-party funders on important costs issues, but the sector was delighted by Tomlinson LJ’s assertion that the sector is now mainstream.
24 October 2016
Richard Allen considers what solicitors need to do if the proposed fixed-costs regime materialises.
3 October 2016
What happens when the expectation that parties conduct themselves in a sensible and accountable manner is undermined?
Clear guidelines on where the ‘goalposts’ are when it comes to requesting interim payments.
25 July 2016
Does the court have jurisdiction to this security?
4 April 2016
Three years on, have Jackson LJ’s civil litigation reforms been a success?
11 January 2016
A bold extension of fixed fees is on the horizon.
16 November 2015
Third-party funding is growing in popularity, but powerful critics allege that it fosters an ‘unhealthy’ litigation culture.
5 October 2015
A recent case provides clarification on issues parties may face when seeking approval of costs budgets.
Firms that adopt a proactive approach to costs management will succeed under new litigation rules.
29 June 2015
A recent Court of Appeal judgment illustrates how the circumstances of the particular case will determine if an adverse costs order is made.
Richard Susskind thinks lawyers are wrong on pricing. But firms should be encouraged to understand and tackle modern challenges on more than one front.
16 February 2015
How qualified one-way costs shifting will prompt more costs orders against solicitors.
1 December 2014
Important changes have come in to force for cases with representation orders dated on or after 2 October 2014.
17 November 2014
The significance of alternative dispute resolution and offers to settle under Civil Procedure Rule 44.2.
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