Lord Justice Jackson at Law Society

City warns of ‘perverse’ effects of extending fixed costs

24 January 2017By

Committee sets out opposition to extending the scheme as Jackson’s call for evidence nears end.

Alan Blacker

Blacker appeal dismissed – and costs bill grows by £15,000

17 January 2017By

High Court ruling says Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal acted correctly in proceeding against solicitor-advocate.

Blackertue

Blacker: SDT ignored my disability

17 January 2017By

Solicitor-advocate appeals against striking off and £86,000 costs of hearing, saying reasoning was ‘woeful’.

Lord Justice Jackson

Jackson hears from claimants over fixed costs

11 January 2017By

Meetings with claimants and defendants open review of fixed recoverable costs.

Karl turner

CPS staff ‘working hard to keep sinking ship afloat’

11 January 2017By

MPs will discuss concerns about funding of the Crown Prosecution Service in a debate tabled by former shadow attorney general Karl Turner.

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Essar oil rig

Litigation funding: capital gain

28 November 2016By

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.

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LF Dec 15

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December 2016 – The final battle - Jackson forges ahead on fixed costs

LF Dec 16

August 2016 – Proportionate costs answers

LF Aug 16

June 2016 – Transformation of the costs lawyer

LF June 16

April 2016 – Weaponising Part 36

LF Apr 16

February 2016 – Adapting to small claims rise

LF Feb 16

December 2015 – Issue 100: fixed costs

LF Dec 15