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Matthew Waring De Sena and Another v Notaro and Others [2020] Costs LR 737 This was a claim which stemmed from a corporate demerger of a family company, the Claimants’ claim was dismissed and the Defendants obtained Judgment. As with most Civil Litigation cases, costs followed the event and the Defendants were entitled to payment…

Guidance from the Court on Special Circumstances and Delay – Rippon Patel And French LLP v Mowlam [2020] EWHC 1079 (QB)

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Cost Budgeting Lacuna Overhauled?

By Jack Andrew Previously on the 1st October 2019, the following amendment was made to Cost Management, Practice Direction 3E, paragraph 7.4:- “As part of the costs management process the court may not approve costs incurred up to and including the date of the costs management hearing. The court may, however, record its comments on…

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