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Kain Knight - New date, New bill, New costs law Breakfast Seminar
Please join us for our New date, New bill, New costs law seminar at the South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, London, EC2M 2AF on Friday 15th September 2017 from 8.50am – 10.00am with complimentary breakfast served from 8.30am.
We are delighted to have the following speakers:
- Alexander Hutton QC (Hailsham Chambers)
- Colin Campbell (Former Costs Judge)
- Mitesh Modha (Kain Knight)
If you are able to attend, then please could you e-mail me on Chantelle.Roles@kain-knight.co.uk or call 02078269054 and we look forward to seeing you at the event.
Kain Knight’s regular monthly costs update on important costs cases focuses on those which are likely to have practical relevance for Practitioners. We have a “short form” which gives the headline so that Lawyers under time pressure have a thumb nail outline of the important costs cases for the past month, and a longer version which provides more details about the whys and wherefores of the decision. As always, we have been selective and those of practical importance have been chosen. For any more details, please contact Matthew Kain at firstname.lastname@example.org or Colin Campbell at email@example.com who will be glad to discuss any aspects with you. ...
Former Tory Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell MP’s foray into the hard fought privacy litigation known as “Plebgate” produced the most important costs case reported in 2013 (see Mitchell v News Group Newspapers). His libel action had turned on what he had (or had not) said to a police officer at the entrance to Downing Street when attempting to depart through the gates on his bicycle without dismounting. The case failed at trial before Mitting J, so the issue which had intrigued costs gurus became academic: had he won, Mr Mitchell’s budgeted costs would have been limited to applicable court fees, owing to his solicitor’s failure to serve a costs budget within the time limit set out in CPR 3.13. As he lost, that did not happen. ...
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