The latest newsletter from 39 Essex Chambers includes a look at Costs.
With the economic fallout of the pandemic looming in the background, costs are likely to become an even more critical consideration for lawyers and their clients.
This month’s newsletter features an article that examines the effect of five recent costs decisions dealing with issue-based costs orders and Third Party Costs orders and litigation funding.
David Sawtell FCIArb considers three recent decisions of the English court following claims brought under s 68 of the Arbitration Act.
Many public authorities are reassessing their spending due to falls in demand for certain services, the reallocation of budgets and other factors. Where they have already commenced a procurement exercise, this may create difficulties. Philippe Kuhn considers the case law on contracting authorities abandoning procurements prior to award of the contract.
And Shaman Kapoor examines an epic falling out between solicitor and client, involving poorly drafted CFAs and patchy record-keeping, and leading to an 81-page judgment recently handed down by Master James in the Senior Courts Cost Office.
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