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Megan Roxburgh

Underestimate the estimate at your peril!

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Harrison v Eversheds LLP [2017] EWHC 2594 (QB) Background The underlying claim giving rise to the above appeal related to a solicitor client detailed assessment, the Claimant appealed a decision from Master Rowley....

Budget Limited To Court Fees? All Is Not Lost!

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Failure to File a Costs Budget: Asghar v Bhatti [2017] EWHC 1702 (QB) In this matter, in the course of the costs management process, the claimant had failed to file a costs budget in accordance with the relevant time scales. Therefore...

Serious consequences for those refusing to mediate during detailed assessment

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Two High Court decisions towards the end of 2015 have made it clear that parties refusing to mediate during the detailed assessment process will, in all likelihood, suffer sanctions on costs. In the matter of Reid v Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust...