Pre-action disclosure applications: Much accrued about nothing

Are claimants entitled to advocate‘s costs when no advocacy has occurred? Thomas Herbert reviews conflicting case law

Cases Referenced

  • Crawshaw v Alfred Dunhill Ltd (2017) unreported County Court at Sheffield DJ Bellamy 16 November
  • Hannon v Cheshire West and Cheshire Council (2017) unreported County Court at Sheffield DJ Bellamy 16 November
  • Sharp v Leeds City Council [2017] EWCA Civ 33
  • Skowron v Rollers Roller Disco Ltd (2017) County Court at Truro DJ Middleton 8 June