Extension Extension please….

Kathryn Regan Hot on the heels of guidance agreed by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and a protocol agreed between the Association of British Insurers and Thompsons Solicitors, aimed at opposing parties acting more cooperatively during this period of change and uncertainty, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed…

Uncertain times

Rebecca Mogford   Uncertain times? “Do what can be done safely” is the message from the Courts. The Lord Chief Justice has issued guidance which makes it clear that the default position is that Hearings should take place by video or telephone. Furthermore, he believes the rules in both the Civil and Family Courts are…

MRN’s Top Ten Costs Tips 2020

Retainer Jessica Wiggins – Deputy Head of Costs Get your retainer in order from the outset and review it as the case progresses to ensure it continues to cover the action – this is particularly relevant for commercial clients where the initial retainer may only cover a specific piece of work but the case progresses and…

Your new Costs Expert – Muzna Nadim

Joining our team in Manchester, MRN Solicitors are happy to welcome our newest Costs Solicitor, Muzna Nadim.   After completing her LPC at the University of Law in 2013 Muzna worked as an in-house costs solicitor, gaining experience in a number of areas, including preparing budgets, budget discussion reports, bills of costs, and points of…