9 out of 10 

Long time readers will be aware that there have been a number of “last Cost Committee of all time” false starts. I do now think I have genuinely had my last one ever which, in cost terms, proved a 90% success. This was a significantly better result than anticipated (I think I am too often, […]

Standard Fees Scrapped 

I was very surprised, but cheered, to hear that the LSC have finally conceded the point on the recent Law Society JR decision and decided that all recently introduced standard fee schemes are unlawful. This affects the Civil scheme, Family Help and Public Law Graduated Fees, and in the CDS the new PACE scheme and […]