Wickes Building Supplies Ltd v William Blair (No. 2: Costs) [2020] EWCA Civ 17

In the second case arising from these proceedings, the Court of Appeal gave guidance on the application of fixed costs and QOCS to the costs of appeals. Full judgment, dated 21 January 2020 Summary: The Appellant had previously succeeded before the Court of Appeal and applied for an order for its costs against the Respondent. … Continue reading Wickes Building Supplies Ltd v William Blair (No. 2: Costs) [2020] EWCA Civ 17

Aldred v Cham [2019] EWCA Civ 1780

The Court of Appeal ruled on whether counsel’s quantum advice for an infant settlement was a disbursement for the purposes of 45.29H. Full judgment, dated 25 October 2019 Summary: The Court of Appeal held that where a personal injury claim that fell outside of the low-value RTA protocol concerned a child, counsel’s fee for advising … Continue reading Aldred v Cham [2019] EWCA Civ 1780

Andrea Brown v Comissioner of Police of the Metropolis & Others [2019] EWCA Civ 1724

Full judgment. The Court of Appeal addressed the application of QOCS in “mixed” claims. Summary: AB had brought actions relating to allegedly wrongful use of personal data, claiming damages for personal injury, for breach of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”) and the Human Rights Act 1998 (“HRA”) and for breach of contract, misfeasance in … Continue reading Andrea Brown v Comissioner of Police of the Metropolis & Others [2019] EWCA Civ 1724