Maiden London Ltd v Ruddick, [2018] EWHC 13 December 2018 (QB), Yip J

Maiden London Ltd v Ruddick, [2018] EWHC 13 December 2018 (QB), Yip J

The proportionality test – CPR 44.3 Summary: Where the order had been wrongly drawn, producing an irrational result, a costs judge could not go behind an order or change its… Read more »

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R (Adath Yisroel Burial Society) v Senior Coroner for Inner London [2018] EWHC 1286 (Admin)

Payment of costs on account – CPR 44.2 Summary: The Defendant was order to pay costs on account within 21 days. Longer Text: A religious burial society successfully applied for… Read more »

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Herbert v HH Law Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 527

Assessment of solicitor and own client costs – CPR 46.9(3) Summary: The Court held that the overall burden of showing that informed consent had been given for a CFA and… Read more »

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Ferri v McGill [2019] EWHC 952 (QB), Stewart J.

Costs exceeding fixed recoverable costs – CPR 45.29J Summary: The Court considers the exceptional circumstances where, under CPR 45.29J, a court will consider a claim for an amount of costs… 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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Gardiner & Theobald LLP v Jackson [2018] UKUT 253 (LC)

Summary: It would be rare for a Court to consent to an expert witness being instructed under a CFA and wholly unacceptable for an expert witnesses not to declare the… Read more »

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