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What is a Costs Draftsman?

A Costs Draftsman is a specialist practitioner who deals with litigation in respect of legal costs, usually, within a process known as Detailed Assessment (pursuant to CPR 47). A Costs Draftsman can represent either the...

What are disbursements?

Disbursements are distinct from the legal costs incurred on hourly/ fixed costs basis by your legal representative and are fees incurred on your behalf to a third party in pursuance of your legal claim for example: Land...

Inter parties costs

In majority of legal disputes, the general rule is that the “winning” party’s legal costs are paid by the “losing” party. These are inter parties costs. In recoveries between the parties, the receiving party bears...

What are legal costs?

Legal costs are the costs incurred by a legal practitioner in pursuance of a client’s case or matter from the date of instruction or date of  inception of the retainer until the retainer is terminated/ the matter is...