Kain Knight are an ever growing force in the field of costs litigation
Kain Knight's 'General Costs Update, Budgeting and Funding' Seminar.
Please join us for our general costs update, budgeting and funding seminar at The Devon Hotel, Exeter Bypass, Matford, Exeter, EX2 8XU on Tuesday 25th April 2017 from 15:00 – 18:00.
We are delighted to have the following speaker addressing these topics:
- Colin Campbell (Former Costs Judge) – “General costs update and costs budgeting”
- David Pipkin (Temple Legal Protection) – “ATE: Why do I not have insurance cover anymore?”
Plevin v Paragon Finance: what the Supreme Court did (and did not) decide about conditional fee agreements (CFAs) | Practical Law Dispute Resolution blog The case of Jarndyce v Jarndyce is notorious in Dickens’ Bleak House for appearing to go on forever, and Plevin v Paragon Finance has a lot of Bleak House about it. This was originally a case about Payment Protection Insurance (PPI). Now it is one about costs....
In the case of Bates v Bourne (Liverpool County Court, Regional Costs Judge Baldwin, 27th February 2017) the issue was whether a Claimant is entitled to late settlement costs (£300) where an offer is made by the Defendant outside of the consideration period but where the Claimant hasn’t engaged in negotiations. It would appear the judge on this occasion took the “rules is rules” approach and awarded the applicable fixed costs of £300. This follows a line of authorities (also mentioned within the judgment) where the courts have not been willing to set exceptions to the fixed costs regimes for fear of creating a tidal wave of satellite litigation....
View all news
Follow me on TwitterTweets by @Kain_Knight
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on LinkedIn