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Is it possible for the Claimant to lose their claim but still get their costs of the action? Bullock orders anyone?

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It is not uncommon for the Claimant to sue multiple Defendants but how common and indeed is it possible for the Claimant to recover their costs of the whole action and avoid paying costs of the Defendants' against whom the Claimant's case was...

Enforceability of the CCFA

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How enforceable is your pre 1 April 2013 CFA? No doubt there was a significant amount of solicitors who rushed to sign their Client’s to CFA/CCFA before the implementation of LASPO in April 2013. The main reason for the rush was to...

What's next for fixed costs?

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Many clinical negligence litigators may have breathed a sigh of relief following the Department of Health’s consultation released on 30 January 2017 that fixed costs in clinical negligence claims should only be introduced for claims where damages do...

A quick guide to changes to cost provisions in CPR effective from 6 April 2016

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It is no longer a surprise that each April brings further updates to the CPR. In fact the most recent update takes the total number of updates over the years to a respectable 83. I wonder, in light of ongoing and proposed changes to the legal system and...

Post Judgment Interest on Costs

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The entitlement to statutory interest on costs in High Court arises from Section 17(1) of the Judgements Act 1838 which provides that every judgment debt will carry interest at a rate prescribed by rules of Court until such time as the debt is paid. Section...

Can a solicitor recover a retrospective success fee?

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Are you still confused or not sure whether a retrospective success fee can be recovered? The issue of recoverability of the retrospective success fee was first addressed some time ago in the case of K ing v Telegraph Group Ltd [2005] EWHC 90015 (Costs) (2...