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We are proud to announce that following an assessment by an independent organisation T M Costings Ltd has been successful in achieving ISO 9001 Certification. This Internationally recognised prestigious award for quality is an International Standard in use worldwide as the benchmark for Quality. The award recognises our commitment to an exceptional quality of service. With only around 3% of UK businesses holding this Certificate T M Costings Ltd are now at the forefront of quality service and customer care.
Justice Minister Jonathan Djanogly has announced that the government is to ban referral fees
Lord Neuberger has unveiled the new test to be applied in relation to costs which are challenged as being disproprtionate. The new test – to be contained in CPR 44.4(5) – will come into force in April 2013 and will read as follows:
The Hon Mr Justice Ramsey has delivered the 16th Implementation Lecture in relation to Sir Rupert Jackson’s reform package, concerning Costs Management. He unveiled additions to CPR3 (3.11 to 3.18), a new Practice Direction 3E and amendments to Section 6 of the Costs Practice Direction. The changes are intended to give effect to the Sir Rupert’s proposals for costs management based on four essential elements, namely:
The Association of Costs Lawyers has launched its new website. Take a look.
We are delighted to announce our move to new larger offices as of today. The move is part of our ongoing expansion and will allow us to continue providing the service our clients have come to expect for many years to come.
The Court of Appeal has revisted its earlier July 2012 judgment in which they controversially announced that with effect from 1st April 2013 general damages in tort cases would increase by 10% from current levels. Following an application by the Association of British Insurers in August to intervene the court was invited to reconsider whether the 10% increase should only apply to cases where the claimant’s funding arrangements for his or her legal costs had been agreed after 1st April 2013.
Further details of how the Jackson reforms are to be implemented have been released by the government.