- Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Protective costs orders (PCOs) can be made in favour of people accused of terrorism and where reliance is put on ‘closed evidence’, the High Court has ruled. The application was made by Moazzam Begg, a former Guantanamo detainee.
Tags: overriding objective, protective costs orders
Posted in Costs, News
- Monday, 1 June 2015
Mr Justice Coulson has taken advantage of a complex commercial property dispute to set out rules for the “right approach” to late amendments, warning that “proportionality is vital”.
Tags: Jackson reforms, late amendments, overriding objective, proportionality
Posted in Jackson reforms, News
- Thursday, 1 May 2014
A district judge has been driven to despair as solicitors cranked up over £16,000 in costs in a dispute over an outstanding amount of only £15. District Judge Peake told Birkenhead County Court: “One can almost read the Daily Mail or the Daily Express headlines.”
Tags: overriding objective, RTA portal
Posted in Costs, MoJ claims process, News