Costs Seminar

QOCS, Cost Budgeting and Proportionality followed by a Champagne & Canapés Reception

Thursday 23rd November 2017


39 Essex Chambers
81 Chancery Lane


Registration from 5.45pm
Seminar – 6pm until 7pm
Champagne and Canapés Reception – 7pm onwards


Free to attend

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Chair & Speaker:

Peter Hurst (formerly Senior Costs Judge)


Vikram Sachdeva QC
Judith Ayling
Nicola Greaney

The Costs Team at 39 Essex Chambers invite you to a seminar followed by a Champagne and canapés reception.  The seminar will cover the following topics:

  • QOCS, including a case law update – Judith Ayling
  • Costs budgeting and proportionality, including a case law update – Vikram Sachdeva QC and Nicola Greaney
  • ADR in costs disputes – a brief overview – Peter Hurst

The talks will last no more than an hour and we hope that you will stay afterwards and join us for Champagne and canapés.

Course aims and objectives & identified learning outcomes

Keeping people up to date in these areas and warning of pitfalls and developments to come.  The talks will be aimed at those practicing in personal injury and clinical negligence (both claimant and defendant) as well as at costs specialists.

Who should attend?

Lawyers working in personal injury and clinical negligence, costs specialists and anyone interested in costs-related issues.


To view the full set of powerpoint slides, please click here.

To view Peter Hurst’s paper, please click here.

Key Contact:

Charlie Leppington

Charlie Leppington / 0207 832 1140


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39 Essex Chambers is accredited by the Law Society and the Bar Council to provide CPD accredited courses. This course is accredited for 1 CPD hour.

NB: This programme of speakers and talks is subject to change.

The venue has full disabled access, however, if you do have any special requirements, please contact Charlie.

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

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