Philip Nam from White Collar Legal gives a brief introduction to civil litigation explaining what is civil law; what is civil litigation; the civil courts; the scope of civil litigation and what a … [Read more...]
Parental Indemnity Settlements – Legal or Not? – Not sure? Let us tell you.
Philip Nam is a legal consultant, advocate, costs draftsman and mediator dealing with civil and commercial litigation and disputes. He can be contacted on 0151 230 8931 or … [Read more...]
What does your costs draftsman do for you?
I’ve been around a bit now and have found that many of the costs firms and costs draftsmen I’ve come across simply just draft, negotiate and advise on costs – normally at the end of the case but … [Read more...]
Costs Budgets apply to all Part 7 Multi-Track cases except: (r.3.12.1) a) where the claim is commenced on or after 22nd April 2014 and the amount of money claimed as stated on the … [Read more...]
The Facts – Whiting vs Carilliomamey (Housing Prime) Ltd – Part 36 and Indemnity Costs
You all should now have seen the recent case above and the issue of indemnity costs. I've read various blogs and articles on the matter since the result came in but of course not all of the full … [Read more...]
What can I do for you in 2016?
As we come to the end of 2015, I ask what can I do for you in 2016? Well here’s a list of what I’ve done in 2015 so far: Services for Personal or Business Clients Arranged service of a … [Read more...]
2 Most Frequently Asked Questions of the Year!
Over the last year (and perhaps even longer) there have been 2 questions that I have been asked over and over again: When is the ball out (of a ruck), Sir? And How much will I get for … [Read more...]
Costs drafting with experience
I was recently instructed by a firm of solicitors to attend a Detailed Assessment hearing following what appeared to be a very poor decision at Provisional Assessment. The Solicitors had used … [Read more...]
Honesty and Integrity is the key to maximum and quick costs recovery
My philosophy in respect of providing costs drafting services is honesty and integrity. This, as our results have proven show quick and maximum recovery of costs. Along with my current solicitor … [Read more...]