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Fletchers claims “major victory” on interim payments of costs

Southport injury firm Fletchers claims to have secured the first written judgment ordering defendants to make an interim costs payment based on the new version of the rules which came into force in April 2013. The firm told Liverpool County Court that defendants would throw “any obstacle” in the way.

July 5th, 2016 | 2 Comments »

Jackson has mercy on claimant whose damages were wiped out by “swingeing” costs order

Lord Justice Jackson has shown his merciful side in overturning a “swingeing” costs order which would have wiped out the £75,000 damages won by the claimant in a housing case.

April 21st, 2015 | 1 Comment »

High Court: Judges should do “broad justice” when attributing costs between cases

Judges should be content to do “broad justice” when making costs orders to avoid “complicated attempts” to attribute them between a number of cases, the High Court has ruled.

March 23rd, 2015 | No Comments »