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The 1 October 2015 will see the introduction of a new transitional provision and Precedent Q relating to all cost managed cases. The transitional provision requires a breakdown to be provided of the costs being claimed on a phase by phase basis. In addition to this, there will be a voluntary pilot scheme, in the Senior Court Costs Office, for the use of a new format Bill of Costs, which will apply to Costs Managed Cases only. For more information on J Codes call Kain Knight on 01279 755552 or email info@kain-knight.co.uk

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LexisNexis interview Kain Knight on proceedings under the Solicitor Act 1974.

Examining proceedings under the Solicitors Act 1974 (Rahimian v Allan Janes LLP) Dispute Resolution analysis: Rahimian & Anor v Allan Janes LLP addresses the circumstances in which courts can order a firm of solicitors to deliver a final bill under section 68 of the Solicitors Act 1974 (SA 1974), which the client can then apply to have assessed under SA 1974, s 70. Colin Campbell, consultant at Kain Knight Costs Lawyers, discusses the key issues in the case. Originally published by LexisNexis on 17 August 2016. To read the full interview please click here ...


CFAS and a £805,000 bill. Mr Justice Warby has ruled that the terms of Conditional Fee Agreements under which solicitors and counsel were retained in a successful action about a film project, were limited in scope. As a result, no work done after 23 May 2012 was covered , so no costs were payable and a Deed of Rectification made after the date of the costs order was too late to rescue the situation. - (2016) EWHC 1600 (QB)...

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