Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Court Fee Remissions

Court Fee Remissions

What impact could the recent increased in court fees have on the costs of personal injury claims? Recent increases in Court Fees have seen them rise t ...

Recoverability of Counsel’s Fees where a claim has exited the pre-action protocol

Recoverability of Counsel’s Fees where a claim has exited the pre-action protocol

Whilst the Introduction of the fixed costs regime was intended to provide certainty as to the costs which a successful party could recover, unfortunat ...

Andrew White and Samantha White v Wincott Galliford Limited

Andrew White and Samantha White v Wincott Galliford Limited

The Judgement concerned a novel issue on Part 36 offers in the detailed assessment proceedings. The Claimants were successful in a fatal accident case ...

Success in Challenging a Staged ATE Premium

Success in Challenging a Staged ATE Premium

The challenging of ATE (After the Event) insurance premiums has historically been one of the most difficult areas for disputes and proved problematic ...

Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on QOCS where there has been pre and post 1st April 2013 CFAs

Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on QOCS where there has been pre and post 1st April 2013 CFAs

In Catalano v Espley-Tyas Development Group Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1132, DAC Beachcroft, who represented the Defendant, won in the Court of Appeal on the ...

Can Claimants pay less Court fees?

Can Claimants pay less Court fees?

Two years ago the Government introduced significant increases in court issue fees, where the issue fee is determined by the damages claimed.  Between ...

Strong and stable or more chaos? The Court of Appeal provides further guidance on the role of costs budgeting at detailed assessment

Strong and stable or more chaos? The Court of Appeal provides further guidance on the role of costs budgeting at detailed assessment

The Court of Appeal decision on the relationship between costs budgeting and detailed assessment in Harrison v University Hospitals Coventry and Warwi ...