24 January 2019: In Solicitors Act Detailed Assessments

Dealing a further blow to the claimant in this ongoing piece of costs litigation between boxing promoter, Frank Warren, and his former solicitors, Master Leonard finds that the court does have jurisdiction to award an interim costs certificate pursuant to CPR 47.16 in detailed assessment proceedings under s70(1) of the Solicitors Act, even in circumstances where the request for assessment had been made within one month of delivery of the subject bill(s)