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Exceptional Circumstances in Fixed Recoverable Costs Cases

Posted on: November 11th, 2021 by Brett Anderson
Brett Anderson looks at the recently published case of William Lloyd And 2 Sisters Poultry Limited in which the court considered a claim for additional costs in a Fixed Recoverable Costs (“FRC”) case under...

A PI Lawyer’s Costs War is Never Won…

Posted on: June 2nd, 2021 by Brett Anderson
The age old argument as to the recoverability of Agency Fees for the provision of medical reports has taken another twist in a tale which seems to develop at a glacial pace without ever being fully resolved. I refer to the...

Counsel’s fees for valuing the claim in ex Portal Cases permitted and unfixed: Finsbury Food Group Plc v Dover [2020] EWHC 2176 (QB)

Posted on: August 18th, 2020 by Catrin Watkins
This appeal from the Senior Courts Costs Office related specifically to whether CPR 45.29I (2)(c) fixed counsel's fee for an advice on valuation of the claim at £150 plus VAT further to CPR 45.23B/Table 6A) or whether the...

Raising the Bar – Ferri v Gill [2019] EWHC 952 (QB)

Posted on: May 7th, 2019 by Catrin Watkins
The Claimant instructed Leigh Day solicitor to represent him following a road traffic accident. Upon initial review Leigh Day assessed that the matter was suitable for Low Value Personal Injury Portal and a CNF was...

Swings and Roundabouts is a Funfair for Claimants

Posted on: November 11th, 2016 by Kerry Morton
Bird v Acorn Group Limited Lawyers have frequently come unstuck where a matter is listed for a Disposal hearing but has not been allocated to a track and subsequently settles before the Disposal hearing, or at the hearing...