Costs Law – recent developments. Notes by Roger Mallalieu, Barrister from 4 New Square

These notes from Roger Mallalieu were distributed at our recent costs seminar on 10 April 2015 and briefly address 6 issues relating to recent developments in the law of costs

(i)     The new Part 36 – an overview and some key points;

(ii)    The ‘current’ Part 36 – recent developments;

(iii)   Some brief points on costs budgeting;

(iv)   ATE/additional liabilities – an update including Coventry v Lawrence;

(v)   Success fees, CFAs and the indemnity principle – recent cases;

(vi)  The new test of proportionality – a practical example;

Costs – an update Harmans 10 April 2015 RM