CIVIL PROCEDURE AND COSTS: BLOG AND ARTICLES ROUND UP – OCTOBER 2019

Here we have links to blogs and articles about civil procedure and costs from October 2019.

(If you have written a blog post or article that you think should have been included in this round up please contact me and send me a link.  Several people have done this already and it is extremely helpful).

DISCLOSURE

CorkerBinning  Defying Peter to comply with Paul – English courts keep control over disclosure conflicts

LIMITATION

DAC Beachcroft Is limitation still arguable in historic abuse claims?

KERRY UNDERWOOD

TECHNOLOGY IN COURT, IT AIN’T WORKING

NON-PARTY COSTS ORDER AGAINST FAMILY MEMBERS: A VERY STRANGE DECISION

PART 36 AND STAYS

SOLICITORS’ LIENS – WHO TERMINATED THE RETAINER?

LEGAL FUTURES

Claimant wanted to use draft ruling to extract settlement

SC limits third-party costs orders against insurers

Counsel’s fee in portal drop-out case included in fixed costs

Master sets out approach to interim costs in clin neg cases

Court of Appeal issues guidance on QOCS in ‘mixed’ claims

Credit card lie “made PI claimant fundamentally dishonest”

CHARLES HOLLAND

The use and abuse of expert witness evidence in licensing 

Costs In Licensing Appeals

The Third Man – Costs against non-parties in Licensing Act 2003 appeals

COSTS

Association of Costs Lawyers  High Court judge urges update of guideline hourly rates

Herbert Smith Freehills  Supreme Court decision clarifies when non-party costs orders should be made against insurers

GWS  Proportionality after West v Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

GWS  New Guidance Notes on Precedent H

EXPERTS

Stewarts A guide to Part 35 questions for experts

CONTEMPT OF COURT

Bird & Bird Contempt of court proceedings against foreign defendants in the UK: judicial guidance clarifying how to proceed

EVIDENCE

RPC  When is opinion evidence admissible?