Case Law

Here we select and summarise key cases pertaining to Legal Costs which may prove to be a useful aid to negotiation. Please feel free to contact us to discuss any of the cases mentioned below in more detail and to see what impact they may have on you.

  • 05/12/2013

    PGF II SA v OMFS Company 1 Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1288 (23 October 2013)

    The Claimant was the freehold owner of business premises and had issued proceedings in the High Court against the Defendant, who was a tenant in these premises, for breach of repair covenants in a number of leases.  The claim was for £1.9 million.  Soon after proceedings commenced, the Claimant made […]

  • 05/12/2013

    Mitchell v News Group Newspapers Limited [2013] EWCA 1526 (27 November 2013)

    The Claimant had failed to engage in attempts to discuss budgets and budgetary assumptions and failed to file and exchange a costs budget by the required date. It was ordered that the Claimant was limited to a budget consisting of the applicable court fees.  the Claimant therefore made an application […]

  • 24/10/2013

    Mitchell v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2013] EWHC 2355 (QB) (01 August 2013)

    The Claimant had failed to engage in attempts to discuss budgets and budgetary assumptions and failed to file and exchange a costs budget by the required date. It was ordered that the Claimant was limited to a budget consisting of the applicable court fees. The Claimant therefore made an application […]

  • 24/10/2013

    Kelly & Anor v Black Horse Ltd [2013] EWHC B17 (Costs) (27 September 2013)

    This was a PPI claim which went to trial and was won by the Claimants.  It was ordered that the balance of the outstanding loan of £5,202.63 be written off by the Defendant, that the Defendant was to re-pay the sum of £6,000.00 to the Claimants and that the Defendant […]

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