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SCCO seeks to stem costs challenges by refusing disclosure (Hanley v JC&A Solicitors)

Published on: 09 January 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: Master James in the Senior Courts Costs Office (SCCO) has refused an application for the disclosure of a solicitor’s file to enable a previous client to query an historic bill and determine whether it should seek detailed assessment of costs. This was a policy decision aimed at stemming such applications and the foreseeable satellite litigation that could arise. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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