- Thursday, 21 April 2016
The question of whether recoverable success fees in privacy cases are incompatible with publishers’ rights to freedom of expression is set to go before the Supreme Court, following a High Court ruling. Last month a challenge to the recoverability of success fees in publications proceedings was granted a leapfrog appeal.
Tags: ATE premiums, Success fees
Posted in ATE/CFA, News
- Thursday, 29 January 2015
After-the-event (ATE) insurance premiums are not part of the “costs of an appeal” to the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger has ruled. There needed to be an “agreement or specific statutory sanction” that it should be recoverable.
Tags: appeal costs, ATE premiums, Supreme Court
Posted in ATE/CFA, Latest news, News
- Thursday, 7 August 2014
Insurers should not apply for adjournments in pre-April 2013 cases over the payment of success fees and after-the-event insurance in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Coventry, a leading defendant law firm has recommended.
Tags: ATE premiums, Human Rights Act, Success fees, Supreme Court
Posted in ATE/CFA, Jackson reforms, News