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  • The new electronic bill of costs will be mandatory from 6th April 2018. As a solicitor, you may be well prepared. Alternatively you may not be prepared at all. What is for certain, this is a new era for solicitors and cost experts, alike that cannot be left until the last Read the full article… The post The New Electronic Bill of Costs is Coming – Are You Ready? appeared first on R Costings.

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  • We asked some of our team of legal costs experts to provide their top costs tips and as a result we have 12 to share. We hope that among them, there will be at least one or two that you take away and put to good use in the future. So Read the full article… The post 12 Top Tips From Our Legal Costs Experts appeared first on R Costings.

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  • In this article we attempt to set out some advice for solicitors representing Litigation Friends, when attempting to recover a success fee from a Protected Party following the successful conclusion of litigation. It is CPR 21 that provides the conditions to be met. Control of money recovered by or on Read the full article… The post Protected Party Clients : Recovering a Success Fee appeared first ...

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  •   Introduced in April 2013 as part of the Jackson reforms, Costs Budgets and Costs Budgeting are an important part of the new regime whereby the parties’ costs are actively managed by the court from an early stage to ensure the costs of the case are proportionate. Budgeting only applies to prospective costs.  Whilst the Read the full article… The post Costs Budgets – An Update on the Latest Cases ...

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  • Harrison v University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust On 21st June 2017, the highly-anticipated Court of Appeal decision of Harrison v University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 792, was handed down. It confirmed the decision in Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust [2017] 346 (QB).  In Read the full article… The post Harrison v University Hospitals...

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  • IT hold ups will mean the introduction of the New Electronic Bill of Costs will now be delayed until April 2018. Initially, the bill was due to come into play in October 2017.  The Civil Procedure Rules Committee stated the delay was due to the need to ensure the IT Read the full article… The post The Cost of Change – New Electronic Bill of Costs to be Delayed appeared first on R Costings.

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  •   On 28th January 2016, Lord Justice Jackson dropped a bombshell on the legal community.  In a speech to the Insolvency Practitioners’ Association in January 2016, he revealed his recommendations to extend fixed costs to all civil claims, including personal injury cases up to a value of £250,000, irrespective of complexity. Read the full article… The post Jackson Pilot Scheme To Cap Litigation Cos...

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  • R Costings are looking for Law Costs Draftsmen to come and join our talented team. If you are interested in joining the team please send a copy of your CV to Sarah Claridge at Sarah@rcostings.co.uk. The post R Costings is looking for Law Costs Draftsmen to join our talented team appeared first on R Costings.

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  • The Ministry of Justice has implemented plans that will see an end to recovery of the refund of court fees where cases have been settled or discontinued. The change came about as a result of the MOJ’s 2010 Spending Review Settlement which included a commitment to recover the full cost Read the full article… The post Changes to High Court And County Court Hearing Fees – An End To Refunds appeared ...

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  • Merrix V Heart of England NHS Foundation trust deals with a point of considerable importance arising out of the relationship between the costs budgeting regime under Part 3 of the Civil Procedure Rules and the detailed costs assessment regime under Part 47 of the CPR. The Claimant was the successful Read the full article… The post MERRIX V HEART OF ENGLAND NHS FOUNDATION TRUST appeared first on R...

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  • Clarification at last for high value claims which start in the Portal.

    The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2017 will be coming into force shortly and will be providing some much needed clarification for those high value claims which start in the portal. On the 6th April 2017 the new rules will give statutory force to the Court of Appeal’s decision in Qader Read the full article… The post Clarification at last for high value claims which start in the Portal. appeare...

  • Where There’s A Will

    Costs in personal injury claims where probate is involved can cause the unwary practitioner a variety of problems. We explain how practitioners can avoid giving themselves sleepless nights when dealing with such matters. When taking on a Personal Injury claim; or obtaining instructions from any new client, the mantra should Read the full article… The post Where There’s A Will appeared first on R C...

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  • Another reminder, if any was needed, that late acceptance of a Part 36 offer can lead to severe costs consequences, was the message from two more recent District Judge decisions. Many Claimants will fondly remember the decision of the Court of Appeal in Broadhurst v. Tan [2016] EWCA Civ 94 Read the full article… The post Defendants Late Acceptance of Part 36 Offer In Otherwise Fixed-Fee Case Promp...

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  • In a decision handed down on the 1st February, the Court of Appeal ruled that Applications for Pre-Action Disclosure in cases which leave the portals, are still subject to fixed costs. Sharp v Leeds City Council [2017] EWCA Civ 33, a public liability claim, left the portal. The Claimant then Read the full article… The post Sharp v Leeds City Council : Court of Appeal rules Pre-Action Disclosure Ap...

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  • The Court of Appeal handed down judgement in the case of Qader & ors v Esure  Services Ltd & Ors (2016) EWCA Civ 1109 on the 16th November. The matters in hand consisted of joint appeals in cases which started out as portal/protocol claims, but which left the portal and Read the full article… The post Qader v Esure in the Court of Appeal : Fixed Costs or not Fixed Costs : The Right Result by Circu...

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  • RCostings Latest Recruits

    R Costings are delighted to announce that two hugely experienced costs experts, Marinus Clement and Stuart Waters, have recently joined the company. Marinus is a senior costs lawyer, with over 40 years of experience in the business of legal costs. He is an acclaimed expert covering the whole spectrum of Read the full article… The post RCostings Latest Recruits appeared first on R Costings.

  • We are recruiting

    Vacancies Credit Controller We are seeking an experienced part-time Credit Controller to join our small accounts team based in St Ives, Cambridgeshire.  It is envisaged that the post holder will be required two days per week, one of which must be a Friday, with some flexibility on days for the Read the full article… The post We are recruiting appeared first on R Costings.

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