The defendant costs specialists

Costs muppet

By on Feb 19, 2010 | 3 comments

A further definition from The (Alternative) Legal Costs Dictionary:

Costs muppet n. someone who had the stuffing knocked out of them when they read the Jackson Report’s proposals in relation to fixed fees.


  1. Interestingly, the phrase originally referred only to Defendant costs negotiators.


    19th February 2010

  2. some more:-

    negotiation – the art of the thespians to allow the practising of mock indignation and shock in an effective medium

    Detailed Assessment Hearing – the only process with a less predictable outcome than the National Lottery draw

    S.C.C.O – Jolly Boys outing for northeners


    20th February 2010

  3. No Win No Fee – when a highly skilled solicitor fails to comply with the 2000 CFA Regs


    26th February 2010

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