Insurer still liable for Solicitors costs when settlement is agreed directly with the Claimants

Gavin Edmondson Solicitors Ltd v Haven Insurance Company Ltd [2018] UKSC 21 This case involved six Claimants who were involved in road traffic accidents with the drivers being insured by Haven Insurance Company. The individuals involved instructed and entered into CFAs with Gavin Edmondson Solicitors Ltd. As required under the Pre-action Protocol for Low Value…

Indemnity Costs Awarded due to an Argument not Made – Secretary of State for the Home Department v Barry [2018] EWCA Civ 790

Secretary of State for the Home Department v Barry [2018] EWCA Civ 790 There are often circumstance when a case is built around more than one argument. Often one argument is the primary submission or basis for a claim with further arguments being ‘in the alternative’ or ‘further to’ arguments, separate from the primary case,…

We’ve been selected as Finalists!

Following our accolade as Costs firm of the Year 2017,  we are delighted to announce that we have been selected as Finalists for the prestigious LegalWeek Innovations Awards 2018. The LegalWeek Innovations Awards have grown rapidly to become one of the most popular events of the year for those in the legal sector delivering innovative solutions, allowing law…