The Legal Costs Adjudicator – An update 2020

The introduction of the office of The Legal Costs Adjudicator in October 2019, replaces the office of The Taxing Master. Disputes pertaining to the adjudication of party and party costs and solicitor / client costs will now be deal with by the Legal Costs Adjudicator. This one hour lecture deals with the jurisdiction conferred on the new office of the Legal Costs Adjudicator and discusses the issues which can now be taken into account in assessing legal costs.

Topics covered:

  • Register of determinations.
  • Role of the County Registrar.
  • Functions of the Chief Legal Costs Adjudicator.
  • The Bill of Costs.
  • Time limits for bringing an application.
  • Informal resolution and Mediation.
  • The format of the hearing.

Teaching method:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint.

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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