Jones v Spire Healthcare Limited: the judgment

At 10.30am today, HH Judge Wood QC handed down the judgment on the appeal and cross…

Assignment: will it ever end?

At 10.30 am tomorrow, 11th May 2016, in the County Court at Liverpool, His Honour Judge Wood…

Principals, agents and Conditional Fee Agreements

As is well known, one of the effects of LASPO 2012 and the removal of recoverable…

Challenging costs awards in international arbitrations

Arbitrations in the international context, can be an expensive business. Arbitrators frequently can and do, make…

Costs budgeting at the ACL 13th May 2016

I have now clawed my way back to Nottingham, after a very pleasant but tiring trip to…

A Question Time on Costs approaches

On 28th April 2016 at 4.30 pm, the Question Time on Costs, will take place at…

Assignment: the saga continues

Argument has now been concluded on all issues including the Claimant’s appeal and the Defendant’s cross…

Assignment: the next chapter

On Tuesday 19th April 2016 His Honour Judge Wood QC sitting in the County Court at Liverpool, will…

Spanish Caravan

The Easter holidays are over: I have returned from an all too brief holiday in Andalucía,…

A Question Time on Costs 28th April 2016

On 28th April 2016 I am coming to Manchester with some of my colleagues, to undertake…