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Further judgment now in the Business & Property Courts for an increased starting point on hourly rates

Business & Litigation Manager at R Costings Ltd, Kate Benn, discusses case: Cohen v Fine & Ors [2020] EWHC 3278 (Ch) (01 December 2020) HHJ Hodge QC now looks to offer an early Christmas present to th...

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NG (By His Litigation Friend, the Official Solicitor) v Hertfordshire County Council & Ors [2021] EWCOP 2 (11 January 2021)

Business & Litigation Manager at R Costings Ltd, Kate Benn discusses the Court of Appeal COP case NG v Herfordshire County Council & Ors. This is an interesting Court of Appeal COP case within the Cov...

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A Handy Summary of the Updated SCCO Guide...

Kate Benn at R Costings Ltd is discussing the latest on the SCCO Guide... "The SCCO published their updated Guide back in January 2021, the last being in 2018. The most significant updates of course i...

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Interim Payments: The best of both worlds

Business & Litigation Manager at R Costings, Kate Benn, discusses how interim payments can give you the best of both worlds... "Do you want to receive cash profit quickly, but not to the detriment of...

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COP Deputies – Beware if you have (or will) incur costs outside the scope of your deputyship orders

ACC & Others – Requirements of the Deputy in relation to anticipated and on-going contentious work and conflicts of interest; all applications for general or specific authority to be submitted by 1 Ap...

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Part 36 additional benefits do not apply to detailed assessment proceedings in keeping with the overriding objective…

Sarah Pettit for R Costings Ltd recently produced an article on all the possible benefits that could be gained in pitching a Part 36 correctly, this case interestingly follows on from that specificall...