• 18/10/2011

    Solicitors’ Code of Conduct 2011

    On 6th October 2011, the Solicitors’ Handbook, including the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct, with its emphasis on outcomes focussed regulation, came into force, replacing the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct 2007. The new code is guided by a set of core principles which solicitors are expected to adhere to at all […]

  • 26/09/2011

    The Perfect Storm

    The legal sector is undergoing an unprecedented period of change. Never before has the legal services market been impacted by so many issues all at the same time – many have referred to this as the perfect storm. The Legal Services Act Full external ownership of law firms will be […]

  • 26/08/2011

    Paramount Expands

    We have now opened a new office in Carlisle and welcome further new staff to the company. Lee Whitehead is the new head of the Carlisle Office and has 15 years of experience in costs with 10 of those years being in costs drafting. Lee has come from a firm […]

  • 07/07/2011

    Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill

    The Government’s Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill received what was described by the Speaker as a “well-subscribed” second reading on 29th June 2011. It passed by a margin of 295 votes in favour to 212 against and will now move on to be considered by a House […]

  • 27/06/2011

    Family & Civil Court Fees 2011

    Civil and Family Court Fees have changed as of April 4th 2011. Please see the table below for fees relative to costs. The Family Proceedings Fees (Amendment) Order 2011 and the Civil Proceedings Fees (Amendment) Order 2011 Fee County Court High Court Civil LA Assessment Fee £145 £145 Family LA […]

  • 14/03/2011

    Paramount Welcomes New Staff

    Paramount Legal Costs would like to officially welcome 2 new members of staff: Robert Parness joins us as our new Litigation Consultant. A graduate in law from Warwick University, Rob comes to us from Jennings Legal Services whom he joined in 1999, and where he was appointed Court Manager in 2002, […]


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