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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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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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Costs budgeting has proved to be a fertile ground for authors of legal articles since its implementation on 1 April 2013. Despite its relative compactness, 'Costs Management' - as CPR 3.12 to 3.18 is prefaced - has been quick to make its mark....

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