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Costs Budgets: So, hourly rates do form part of a CMO...? Court says a reduction in rates is a good reason to depart

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RNB –v- London Borough of Newham [2017] EWHC B15 (Costs) Background The Claimant brought a claim against the Defendant for abuse suffered by an employee of the Defendant. Proceedings were issued, a Costs Management Order...

Assignments Revisited: Good News for Solicitors, Your Client No Longer Needs to Love You

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Mohammed Azim –v- Tradewise Insurance Services Limited [2016] EWHC B20 (Costs) Before Master Leonard Background This matter related to a Detailed Assessment of the Claimant's costs. A number of issues were raised by the Defendant...

St John's Charity Golf Day 2015

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On 30 September 2015 Paragon Costs took part in the St John’s Charity Golf Day in aid of the charity organisation 'action against medical accidents' (AvMA). Paragon Costs were one of seven teams who took part in the 18-hole golf event. Other...

Changes to the Court of Protection System

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The Court of Protection make decisions on financial or welfare matters for people who lack mental capacity or in other words people who can’t make decisions at the time they need to be made. The majority of applications to the Court of Protection are...

How will you provide your breakdown of costs by phase?

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The Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2015 Over 2 years following the introduction of the Jackson Reforms and the issue of implementing agreed or approved Costs Budgets into the Detailed Assessment process has now taken a step...