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Updates, Insight & Analysis


Holiday Illness: Is fixed-costs really a simple solution?

Nov 22 2017
High profile Court decisions have meant that Holiday Illness claims have recently come under the spotlight. Here Matthew Aughton of Civil & Commercial Cost Lawyers discusses the likely effect of any potential fixed costs regime. 

Court of Protection round up

Oct 12 2017

The Practice Directions relate primarily to solicitors and public authorities appointed to act as Deputy; as well as providing updates in relation to fixed costs, there are changes to the practice direction relating to payments on account and the introduction of costs estimates.

What is a ‘good reason’ to depart from an approved costs budget?

Jul 10 2017
As previously stated, Mrs Justice Carr confirmed that her decision in Merrix would not end the debate and a judgment from a higher court would be required. That decision has now arrived in the form of Harrison v University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 792.

Symphony Legal Conference

May 12 2017
Symphony Legal is an established specialist legal consultancy with focus on business support, compliance and direction.
They offer regular updates with regards the legal sector, inclusive member conferences and support.