Dr Craig Steven Wright v The Person or Persons Unknown Responsible for the Operation and Publication of the Website www.bitcoin.org (including the person or persons using the pseudonym “CØbra”)

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Dr Craig Steven Wright v The Person or Persons Unknown Responsible for the Operation and Publication of the Website www.bitcoin.org (including the person or persons using the pseudonym “CØbra”)


Shaman Kapoor has been successful in resisting the participation of a party at detailed assessment who refused to reveal their identity (“unknown party”).  The unknown party instructed a costs lawyer… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Shaman Kapoor Date

3+9=Costs (November 2022 Edition)


Welcome to the 6th Edition of 39 Essex Chambers’ Costs Newsletter.  Who would have contemplated that we would have had 3 different Prime Ministers since the last edition?!  Whilst we… Read more »

CategoryNewsletters Author Simon Browne KC, Vikram Sachdeva KC, Simon Edwards, Shaman Kapoor, Samuel Burrett, Daniel Laking , Daniel Kozelko, Nyasha Weinberg Date

Dereliction of duty for counsel appearing in the JCPC


In the case of Betamax Ltd v State Trading Corporation, Shaman Kapoor acted for the paying party, STC, on the detailed assessment on 28 October 2022.  The Appeal before the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Shaman Kapoor Date

Exceptional circumstances threshold in CPR 45.29J met


Shaman Kapoor acted for the receiving party in Hallsworth v EUI Limited (Claim No: G76YX830) and was successful at a preliminary issue hearing in obtaining a declaration that “exceptional circumstances”… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Shaman Kapoor Date

s.11 AJA Costs protection and QOCS; ‘damages’ does not include ‘payment on account’


Shaman Kapoor was successful before the Senior Costs Judge in a judgment handed down on 25 May 2022 which determined that: (i) QOCS does apply to a legal aided claimant… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Shaman Kapoor Date

3+9=Costs (April 2022 Edition)


Welcome to the 5th Edition of 39 Essex Chambers’ Costs Newsletter.  The socio-political climate in the world has dramatically changed in the last few months beyond the comprehension of most. … Read more »

CategoryNews, Newsletters Author Simon Browne KC, Judith Ayling KC, Simon Edwards, Shaman Kapoor, Anna Lintner, Daniel Kozelko Date

Court Comments on Incurred Costs


Cost budgeting is now a very familiar part of the litigation landscape, particularly in the TCC where it will apply to most multi-track claims under £10m. However, there remain some… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Nicholas Higgs Date

Court of Appeal judgment relating to costs of split trials: Anna Lintner appears for successful Respondent


The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in Re. The Stratos Club, Langer v McKeown [2021] EWCA Civ 1792. The appeal dealt with a point of costs law that… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Anna Lintner Date

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