LYLE & ANOR V BEDBOROUGH & ANOR

Supervision, Counsel, Junior Fee Earners, Reading In, Duplication Of Effort And Bill Checking | A Typical Standard Basis Assessment

This was a short decision of Costs Judge Rowley dealing with the documents section of a £169,000 bill of costs. He dealt with issues such as alleged duplication of effort, supervision, the impact of Counsel’s involvement on the reasonable and recoverable time spent, the absence of contemporaneous attendance notes and time spent checking the bill.