Her Majesty The Queen 1926 - 2022

The entire team of MRN wish to express our heartfelt condolences on the passing of Her Majesty the Queen.

We are deeply saddened by the loss of such an exceptional leader who has been a steadfast presence in all our lives over the last 70 years. The Queen's strong sense of duty and life-long dedication to the service to her country and her people is an example and inspiration to us all.

We wish King Charles III and all the Royal Family strength at this difficult time.

May The Queen's memory be a blessing.





AI – The rise of the robots in the world of legal costs

Jack Holland When writing an article on the implications of AI on the legal costs world my immediate focus was to test the present AI knowledge of the field. As such I thought it prudent to seek Chat GPT’s assistance in writing its own article with a limited instruction of ‘write me an article of…

Kenig v Thompson Snell & Passmore – is this the beginning of heightened scrutiny in relation to costs of administering estates?

Rebecca Mogford When the original Judgment was handed down last year, there were a number of questions that were left unanswered, it was hoped that the appeal would provide guidance and answer these remaining queries. Firstly, for those that aren’t aware, what was the case about? The case centred around the costs incurred in dealing…

The importance of accurate time recording – is preparing a file note of your time spent on a case a waste of time?

Terri Shepherd-Taylor It is standard practice for Fee Earners to record their time in 6 minute units for work undertaken on cases. The main reason for the same is to ensure that an accurate record is made so the same can be billed to their client/paying party. However, given the recent extension of the fixed…

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