Costs: Trigger happy

Paul Jones advises when it is appropriate to issue costs-only proceedings ‘In Knowles v Goldborn, the court concluded that the claimant had failed to make any real or genuine attempt to agree settlement of the claimant’s costs and, therefore, the issue of costs only proceedings was premature.’ Any practitioner who deals with costs will almost …
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Cases Referenced

  • Bensusan v Freedman [2001] EWHC 9001 (Costs)
  • Knowles v Goldburn [2014] (Lawtel 29/1/14 Walsall CC 6 January 2014)
  • Talai v Tui [2012] (Unreported, Burnley CC, 28 June 2012)