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                                                                                                  Welcoming you to the 8th edition of Inside Law
                                                                                                  that features a range of contributions from across
                                                                                                  our firm and leading authorities on legal issues
                                                                                                  which we hope you will find of interest and benefit.
                                                                                                  Much has been commentated upon the issues surrounding the
                                                                                                  Judgment on Mitchell and special thanks go to Esther McLa-
                                                                                                  chlan of 9 Gough Square Chambers who provides us with
                                                                                                  an excellent contribution as to where we all stand at present.
                                                                                                  With the holiday season and recess approaching an
                                                                                                  end, we are expecting a busy few months where his-
                                                                                                  torical client billing suffers. We are noticing through
                                                                                                  monitoring of instructions received that the area of Cost
                                                                                                  Budgeting and Cost Management Hearings is inevitably
                                                                                                  increasing rapidly through changes made in April 2013.
                                                                                                  Budgeting is still at the forefront of people’s minds and
                                                                                                  it is important that Costs Lawyers as professionals are
                                                                                                  commissioned into this process. We are happy to offer
                                                                                                  guidance, so feel free to call on 01480 43499 to discuss.
                                                                                                  We are pleased as a firm to be supporting a number of
                                                                                                  events in September and October, where we will be present
                                                                                                  and would welcome the opportunity to meet and discuss
                                                                                                  any requirements further. Events include the Solicitors
                                                                                                  Group LAW2014 event at the NEC Birmingham on the
                                                                                                  7th and 8th October, the Asbestos and the Law Confer-
                                                                                                  ence hosted by Merseyside Asbestos Victims Support on
                                                                                                  the 10th October and also the Solicitors Journal SJ Live
                                                                                                  event held at the Emirates Stadium in London on the 14th
                                                                                                  and 15th October. It would be great to see you there.
                                                                                                  We hope you enjoy this issue and, as al-
                                                                                                  ways, your feedback is very welcome. Please
                                                                                                  send your comments to

                                                                         Paul Reason

                                                                                                  Costs Lawyer
                                                                                                  Managing Director

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