ASSESSMENT OF A SOLICITOR AND OWN CLIENT BILL OF COSTS: THREE IMPORTANT POINTS CONSIDERED: CLAIMANT'S CLAIM AGAINST SOLICITOR STRUCK OUT

ASSESSMENT OF A SOLICITOR AND OWN CLIENT BILL OF COSTS: THREE IMPORTANT POINTS CONSIDERED: CLAIMANT’S CLAIM AGAINST SOLICITOR STRUCK OUT

In Sweeney v Wise Solicitors Ltd [2022] EWHC 2314 (SCCO) Costs Judge Rowley struck out a claimant’s application for an an assessment of costs against their former solicitor. The action seeking an assessment of costs was issued out of time…

JUDGE SHOULD HAVE GRANTED PARENTS AN ADJOURNMENT: COURT OF APPEAL ORDERS A REHEARING

JUDGE SHOULD HAVE GRANTED PARENTS AN ADJOURNMENT: COURT OF APPEAL ORDERS A REHEARING

In  A (A Child : Withdrawal of Treatment: Legal Representation) [2022] EWCA Civ 1221 the Court of Appeal allowed an appeal against a refusal to grant an adjournment.  It was held that an adjournment should have been granted and a…