Solicitor and client costs

Solicitor and client costs guidance:

The provisions relating to the assessment of solicitors' costs are in CPR 46 and CPR PD 46, para 6.1 onwards. All references to the Solicitors Act 1974 are set out as SA...

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Costs budgets and related documents Note an update to the costs budget (Precedent H) on 3 October 2016 resulted in minimal changes: • the date was added to the Statement...

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References The Solicitors Act 1974 is referred to as the SA 1974 in this Practice Note. The terms 'bill' and 'invoice' are often used interchangeably. In this Practice...

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Background The terms 'bill' and 'invoice' are often used interchangeably. In this Practice Note the term 'bill' is used. A 'statute bill' is a bill which bona fide...

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When is delivery of a bill sought? Delivery of a bill is generally sought in one of two circumstances: • the solicitor seeks to retain monies on account without...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is archived and therefore for historical purposes only. Codes of conduct and pilot schemes...

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This Practice Note covers statutory assessment of solicitor and client costs. A solicitor, their client and other persons can seek an assessment of the...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. The Consumer Contracts...

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This Practice Note sets out and explains the special provisions relating to VAT in CPR PD 44. These provisions apply to claims for VAT in respect of costs being dealt...

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