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Staying a detailed assessment and the courts’ discretion (Riordan v Moon Beever)

Staying a detailed assessment and the courts’ discretion (Riordan v Moon Beever)
Published on: 19 June 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: Foskett J has stayed a solicitor/client assessment of costs where the client intimated a potential professional negligence claim against the solicitors. The upshot of the decision is that the court has an almost unlimited discretion to allow clients to obtain stays of solicitor/client detailed assessments if the client intimates a potential negligence claim against the solicitors. Written by Joshua Munro, barrister at Hailsham Chambers, London. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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