Archive for February 2014

  • 28/02/2014

    Checklists, Checklists, Checklists!!!

    Claire our Head of Care and Family has been writing some great articles for Family Scribe – below is an extract from her most recent one. In November 2013 the LAA updated their checklists which they use when assessing bills. The new checklists included several new/amended requirements which need to […]

  • 26/02/2014

    Michael Burt v Linford Christie (10/02/14) (Birmingham County Court)

    In this personal injury matter, the Claimant filed a costs budget with the Directions Questionnaire but the Defendant did not.  The Notice of Proposed Allocation had given dates for filing of the Directions Questionnaire and other steps, but the Notice did not mention budgets. It was found that the failure […]

  • 14/02/2014

    Budgets – Be Quick Off The Mark

    Since the Jackson reforms there have been a lot of questions with regards to Costs Budgets & just recently we have all been made aware, thanks to Mitchell v Newsgroup Newspapers Limited and Burt v Linford Christie amongst others, of the importance of not only making sure your Costs Budget […]


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