This edition of the Costs Briefing includes:

  • An article about the format of schedules for summary assessment
  • Our July Virtual Roundtable with Jamie Carpenter KC.  The discussion covers non-party costs orders, security for costs, counsel’s brief fees, solicitor/ client privilege as applied to disputes about fees and the risks of departing from the usual retainer terms when taking on a client 
  • AKC v Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust (the identity of the signatory to a bill of costs and the identity of fee earners who had worked on the case)

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