Costs: Costs issues and the Legal Ombudsman

Paul Jones examines the shift in costs recovery and potential problems ‘The Ombudsman had been entitled to reach the conclusion that a reduced sum should be payable in all the circumstances of the case.’ The Jackson reforms have seen a partial shift in responsibility for solicitor’s fees from culpable defendants to claimants. Success fees are …
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Cases Referenced

  • Layard Horsfall Ltd v The Legal Ombudsman [2013] EWHC 4137 (QB)