Archive for December 2008

  • 31/12/2008

    2009 Guideline Hourly Court Rates

    The Advisory Committee on Civil Costs has now released recommended guideline Court rates for 2009 which can be found below. If you intend to make use of these higher rates we would advise that you write to clients as soon as possible to inform them of the changes and therefore […]

  • 11/12/2008

    Tankard v John Fredricks Plastics Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 1375

    This was a matter concerning Accident Line Protect membership. The Defendants argued that the Solicitors for the Claimant were in breach of Regulation 4(2)(e)(ii) of the Conditional Fee Agreement Regulations 2000 in that they failed to disclose to their Client that they had an ‘interest’ within the meaning of the […]

  • 09/12/2008

    Kutsi v North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust [2008] EWHC 90119 (Costs)

    This was a matter where the Claimant had failed to give the Defendant notification of an ATE insurance premium of £80,325. The claim was a medical negligence matter and on 28/11/07, settlement was agreed at £150,000, subject to the Court’s approval, plus the Claimant’s legal costs. The Court approved this […]

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