Yirenkyi v Ministry of Defence [2018] EWHC 3102 (QB)

Yirenkyi v Ministry of Defence [2018] EWHC 3102 (QB)

Costs Management and Costs Budgets – Rule 3.12ff Summary: It is not the role of the Court at a CCMC to fix or approve hourly rates claimed in the budget:… Read more »

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Page v RGC Restaurants Limited [2018] EWHC 2688 (QB)

Costs Management and Costs Budgets – Rule 3.12ff Summary: A Master was justified in holding that ‘interim costs budget’ which did not include the cost of preparing for trial did… Read more »

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BMCE Bank International Plc v Phoenix Commodities PVT Ltd [2018] EWHC 3380 (Comm)

Summary: Relief from sanctions was refused where the Defendants were two weeks late in filing their budget and provided no good reason for lateness. Longer Text: Where Defendants to a… Read more »

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Robinson v EMW Law LLP [2018] EWHC 1751 (Ch.)

Summary: A non-retrospective agreement on fees did not mean that there had been agreement to do the pre-dating work for free. Further, where a claimant is a solicitor who has… Read more »

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Red & White Services Limited v Phil Anslow Limited and anor [2018] EWHC 1699 (Ch.)

Costs Management and Costs Budgets – Rule 3.12ff Summary: Where the Court found that the claimants’ budgets were disproportionate and the defendant’s budget was too low, the Judge imposed his… Read more »

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Malone v Birmingham Community NHS Trust [2018] EWCA Civ 1376

Summary: In circumstances where it had been entered into pre-issue, when the identity of the defendants was unclear, the fact that a CFA referred to the wrong defendant did not… Read more »

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JXA (by his litigation friend VLA) v Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2018] EWHC 1747 (QB)

Summary: In assessing whether legal costs are reasonably incurred, the approach is to consider whether the successful party has acted reasonably in employing their solicitors, and whether the costs are… Read more »

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JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov [2018] EWHC 1368 (Comm)

Summary: An application for full disclosure in relation to funding arrangements was granted when there was a properly arguable case that that party’s legal expenses were being paid from frozen… Read more »

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Hislop v Perde: Kaur v Committee (for the time being) of Ramgarhia Board Leicester [2018] EWCA Civ 1726

Summary: In fixed costs cases, rule 36.13 does not apply where a Part 36 offer is accepted late. Longer text: It is not possible for a Claimant whose offer has… Read more »

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Gempride Limited v Bamrah (1) Lawlords of London Limited (2) [2018] EWCA Civ 1367

Summary: Solicitors remain responsible for those to whom they sub-contract, especially where the sub-contractor is not a legal representative and as such owes no duty to the Court. Longer text:… Read more »

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