Avoiding Detailed Assessment: A Cultural Shift In Approach To Counsel’s Fees?

Avoiding Detailed Assessment: A Cultural Shift In Approach To Counsel’s Fees?


CategoryArticles Author Charlie Cory-Wright QC Date

‘I am a barrister, specialising mainly in personal injury and clinical negligence work. This is split between claimants and defendants, in roughly equal proportions. This piece is about my perception of a changing culture in the approach to agreement or assessment of the receiving parties’ costs in such cases, normally now only in relation to claimants’ costs, because of qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS)…’

Charlie Cory-Wright QC explores why this is happening, whether it represents a problem, and, if it does, how to resolve it.

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