Presumption trumps doubt in implied retainer case.

In Robinson -v- EMW Law LLP 2018] EWHC 1757 (Ch) Mr Justice Roth found the fact that Mr Robinson could not positively establish there was an implied agreement to pay his solicitors' fees did not leave the matter at large so that the benefit of doubt could be given to the paying party. Mr Robinson … Continue reading Presumption trumps doubt in implied retainer case.

Blurry Lines of Expertise

A common problem in costs assessments, particularly in commercial litigation, is the recovery of fees incurred by third party service providers whose services do not fall squarely within the definitions of expert witness, professional witness or solicitor. In fact, there have been a number of cases over the years where this issue has arisen, most … Continue reading Blurry Lines of Expertise