If you have received a Bill of Costs alongside a Notice of Commencement, this will signify the initiation of detailed assessment proceedings. Following receipt of these documents, you will have 21 days from the date of service to dispute the costs listed within the Bill in the form of Points of Dispute (Precedent G). If you do not respond within the 21 day period, the receiving party will be...Read More
Legal Practice Support believe that businesses should try to improve and enhance their wider community if they have the means to do so. The coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted many people’s lives with restrictions, business closures and school closures, leading to a surge in mental health issues for both children and adults. Due to the impacts of the pandemic, Legal Practice...Read More
The legal industry has a reputation for being a bit conservative and behind the times when it comes to technology. Although there may be some firms that were already embracing law firm technology before the pandemic, the legal industry is not one which is known for being particularly tech savvy. The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on all businesses, including those within the legal...Read More
What is a Costs Lawyer?
A costs lawyer is a highly qualified legal professional who specialises in dealing with all aspects of legal costs. Cost Lawyers have attained rights of audience and rights to conduct costs litigation. A Cost Lawyer can advise on all types of legal costs, including litigation costs, legal aid costs, and the costs of legal services, such as barrister fees and...Read More
What is Legal Case Management Software?
All law firms will have some sort of document management system or software to help them carry out day to day tasks and manage their cases effectively. Most legal practice management software systems will offer a wide range of features such as time recording, document production, reporting, and accounting which can all be managed using one single...Read More
A Law Costs Draftsman is a legal professional that specialises and deals in all legal matters of costs law, including costs recovery and costs negotiation. They can provide assistance in recovering costs upon the settlement of a claim, as well as providing advice on retainers and rates from the outset of a case, and budgeting as the case progresses.
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