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Insight into the Court's views on the recoverability of inter fee earner discussions

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It is widely accepted that receiving parties struggle to recover the costs of inter fee earner discussions and supervision on assessment. Historically such work has always been the subject of dispute by paying parties and disallowed on assessment, even if...

How are the Courts Dealing with Proportionality and Costs Management? Agents' Mutual Limited -v- Gascoigne Halman [2016]

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Where are we now? There remains much uncertainty for lawyers in how the courts are approaching budgeting and applying the new test of proportionality therein and whilst there have now been a few key decisions that indicate the courts are taking...

Part 36 Trumps Part 44

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This article concerns the recent Court of Appeal decision in Webb -v-Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust [2016] EWCA Civ 365 . Background This was a clinical negligence claim which arose following the Claimant...

A Paragon Egg-stravaganza!

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Easter will soon enough be upon us and with that in mind on the evening of Tuesday 15th March 2016 Paragon were delighted to host a fun-filled, chocolate themed, treasure hunt and quiz, around the streets of Bristol. The evening kicked off in the Cosy Club...