What is a Cost Order?
Legal costs are incurred in all cases. The unsuccessful party will be responsible for paying the costs incurred by the successful party in an inter-partes matter. A cost order, put simply, is an Order made by a Judge, under CPR 44, to decide whether costs are payable, and the level of costs payable by the unsuccessful party, to the successful party.
Part 44 of the Civil Procedure Rules sets out the general rules about costs, including the rules on Proportionality when conducting detailed assessment, as well as the factors which should be taken into account when deciding the amount of costs, dealt with under CPR 44.4. At detailed assessment, the pillars of wisdom, found under CPR 44.4(3) are often also taken into consideration when...Read More
Which Law Firm Marketing Strategies are Most Effective?
It is essential to have a marketing plan in place when promoting your law firm, to attract new, prospective clients. There are many different law form marketing strategies, and some online marketing strategies will work better for your business than others, depending on the size of your firm, and your practice areas. Carrying out each...Read More
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, many employers are now advising their employees to work from home to help prevent the spreading of the virus throughout the workplace. One of the main challenges that businesses are faced with is the ability to ensure all processes for an employee working remotely, are streamlined in the same way they would be if the employee was working in the office. Law...Read More
Many of our clients have come to us for advice on how to promote a law firm on social media. There are many different digital marketing strategies which law firms can incorporate to promote their business online, generating new leads and increasing brand awareness.
Some of the most popular strategies which law firms incorporate into their marketing plan include Paid advertisements,...Read More
Introduction of a Paperless System
A client recently approached us as they had encountered numerous issues when using paper files to manage their cases. They had no idea on where to start when going paperless, but they had considered using the Eclipse Legal Proclaim system.
The problems encountered by this law firm included an untidy office, a lack of storage...Read More