The Costs Law Reports Conference

CLRThursday, 27th September 2018 – 9:15 am to 4pm with a drinks reception to follow

Eversheds Sutherland, 1 Wood Street, London

An essential costs event for solicitors, barristers, costs lawyers and litigators throughout England & Wales.   An unrivalled programme of judges and costs law experts make this a not to be missed event!

This year’s exceptional format features an interactive mock Detailed Assessment and a Mock Mediation and offers 5 CPD Points!

Topics being covered are:

Conditional Fee Agreements
Alexander Hutton QC of Hailsham Chambers who was instructed in Radford v Frade  and appeared in the Court of Appeal in Surrey v. Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust.

Solicitors Act 1974, Estimates, Statute/Final Bills
Roger Mallalieu of 4 New Square who was instructed in Vlamaki v Sookias & Sookias [2015] and Bloomsbury Law Solicitors v Macpherson.

Proportionality and Case Law Update
Nicholas Bacon QC of 4 New Square who was instructed in Budana v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Costs Budgeting and best practice at the CCMC
HHJ Richard Roberts of the Central London County Court

Sanctions in Costs and Relief from Sanctions
Professor Dominic Regan of Dominic Regan Training

The Electronic Bill of Costs: implementation and how it works
Master Colum Leonard, Costs Judge and member of the Hutton Committee

The Electronic Bill of Costs in practice, a Mock Detailed Assessment
Master Jennifer James, Costs Judge, presiding, advocacy by members of Temple Garden Chambers

Mediation in Costs: the alternative to Detailed Assessment
Simon Browne QC and Shaman Kapoor of Temple Garden Chambers conduct a mock costs mediation

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