Latest News

Senior Costs Judge: bids for adjournments based on Coventry receiving “short shrift”

Supreme Court sign

Applications for adjournments of costs assessment until the Supreme Court’s decision in Coventry v Lawrence are rightly being given “short shrift”, the Senior Costs Judge has said.

October 30th, 2014

Courts have “unfettered discretion” to order costs budgets, says High Court

rcj 3

The courts have “unfettered discretion” to order costs budgets, whatever the size of the damages at stake, Mr Justice Coulson has said, despite arguments to the contrary based on the wording in the CPR.

October 30th, 2014

MoJ launches “lessons learned exercise” after writing off £45m on abandoned court projects

Ministry of Justice sign

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has promised to launch a “formal lessons learned exercise” after writing off £45.8m on abandoned building projects for new courts.

October 29th, 2014

Find A Service

ATE providers

Third-party funders


all brokers

Litigation Services

Costs Specialists

Select Practice Area

Select Location

If would like to list your products or services on these directories, find out more here


Above and beyond the call of duty

Christopher Deadman

In the most recent edition of the Law Society’s Civil Justice Newsletter, Rocco Pirozzolo laid bare the reasons why damages-based agreements (DBAs) have yet to take off. The essential problem with the DBA is that it is an all or nothing bet. A single roll of the dice. An ‘empty out’ job on the last favourite at Sandown.

October 23rd, 2014

Featured Sponsor

MRN Solicitors

Visit website

Featured Sponsor

Bott & Co

Visit website