Legal Cost Specialists

March 2015

Drafting time

Further to my post yesterday, the time claimed for drafting the three virtually identical Notices of Funding was a total of three hours (one hour for each). Did you guess correctly? Being charitable, I suppose it is possible the fee earner recorded the time as being 1 unit per notice. An inexperienced costs draftsman then […]

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Appropriate success fee where liability clear

Press release from well known personal injury solicitors commenting on holiday illness claim, where solicitors were acting for 276 clients, quoting their head of travel law: “It is almost beyond belief that [the Defendant] has continued to deny liability for this terrible outbreak”. Success fee claimed for this clearly clear-cut claim: 100%. You couldn’t make

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