Winter 2012

Winter 2012: Danny Frost - Hindsight is a Wonderful Thing

Hindsight is a Wonderful Thing – Danny Frost

In the first edition of Inside Law I considered whether the costs of dealing with a difficult client were recoverable on an inter parties basis. In this edition I consider another common argument raised by paying parties where an item of work is objected to on the grounds that it: is solicitor and own client work; is administrative work; is routine work; did not progress the matter; or relates to evidence that was not disclosed and/or relied upon…

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CPR Part 36 – Linda Nelson

CPR Part 36, intended to exist as a comprehensive set of rules complete within itself, has instead spawned a continuous stream of litigation and necessitated the intervention of Parliament and statutory instrumentation to provide clarification. This article sets out the current position in relation to a number of Part 36 hot topics and review some of the false starts and dead ends taken by the courts along the way…

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Part 47.19 – The Pros and the Pitfalls – Peter Jones

One of the many daily arguments we are faced with is the paying parties interpretation of CPR 47.19; twofold, both in respect of when one should be made and the costs of the proceedings to which it relates…

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Cambridge United Youth & Community Trust – an introduction – Nigel Ashman

As the leading independent sporting body in our community Cambridge United believe it is important that the club uses its position within the local area in such a way that it exerts influence to encourage a more active and participative community…

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