Our New Head of Technical – Rebecca Mogford!

MRN is delighted to announce the appointment of Rebecca Mogford as Head of Technical. With full responsibility for Technical, Rebecca will play a key role in meeting the company’s growth goals in becoming the UK’s leading legal costs service provider. Rebecca will also be instrumental in building on the firm’s outstanding reputation. Rebecca’s promotion comes at a key…

New clarity for block-rated ATE Premiums

Rebecca Mogford   West -v- Stockport NHS Foundation Trust  The Judgment has provided eagerly-awaited clarity in relation to the assessment of the reasonableness and proportionality of ATE premiums in cases brought post LASPO. We have seen a significant number of cases stayed pending this decision, we are hopeful that this decision will now draw a…

The pre-LAPSO switch doesn’t appear to be working!

Avi Dolties   XDE v North Middlesex University Hospital Trust [2019] EWHC 1482 (QB) The claim arose from a delay in the diagnosis of the Claimant’s meningitis with devastating consequences. The issues of liability and causation were concluded by agreement in July 2016 on the basis of a 98%/2% apportionment. Following the agreement in respect…

Our new Deputy Head of Costs – Jessica Wiggins!

MRN Solicitors announced today the promotion of Jessica Wiggins to Deputy Head of Costs.   Jessica is involved in some of the firm’s largest and most complex costs cases and her knowledge and expertise in all areas of costs is highly regarded in the industry.   “Jessica is an excellent team player and is known…

Revision of Budgets for Significant Developments

David Knowles   Seekings and another v Moores and others [2019] EWHC 1476 (Comm) (7 June 2019) The above judgment relates to a Defendant’s Application for an upward revision of its Budget of approximately £130,000 for what it considered to be a significant development in the action. The litigation arises from the parties’ involvement in…

Our Work

Did you know? At MRN Solicitors we’re responsible for helping dozens of our clients in a vast variety of areas in costs law, such as:   Solicitor/Own Client Court of Protection Dispute Resolution Commercial Personal Injury Clinical Negligence Professional Negligence Property Housing disputes Park Home disputes Land Tribunal Employment Tribunal Privy Council matters Legal Aid…