Peter Cole – Joins Kevin Edward Costs Ltd

May 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Kevin Edward Costs are delighted to announce that  Peter Cole has joined the team here in Liverpool  this week as part of the negotiating team. Peter brings a wealth of Costs drafting and negotiating experience from his time in the legal industry obtained over the past 13 years.  Peter brings first-hand knowledge and understanding of those issues and problems affecting law practice, and therefore has the ability to support and advise our client base, ensuring the best outcomes. This appointment is [...]

E-Day is upon us!

April 6th, 2018|0 Comments

The day has arrived where the new mandatory electronic bill of costs comes into effect. It appears to have been eerily silent of late with little to no mention of the electronic bill in the media or popular costs blog sites.  This may be as a result of people ‘burying their head in the sand’ and hoping the date would be delayed further however this is most certainly not the case. It is no surprise that the most firms do not [...]

Colin Carr Joins Kevin Edward Costs Ltd

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Kevin Edward Costs are delighted to announce the appointment of Colin Carr as Director of Business Development, with immediate effect. Colin brings a diverse wealth of business development experience from within the legal industry; this experience has been obtained over the past 20 plus years.  Colin brings first-hand knowledge and understanding of the day to day issues and problems which a law practice faces to Kevin Edward Costs. This appointment is another step forward in support of our strategy; evolution; new market [...]

Just How Exactly Do You Apply the “New” Proportionality Test?

November 8th, 2017|0 Comments

We now have the Court of Appeal's Judgement in BNM v MGN regarding proportionality. Any hopes we had of receiving some guidance on how to apply the "new" proportionality test have unfortunately gone unanswered and we are all still in a position where it is difficult to know how an assessment result will go once the court applies the proportionality test to a bill of costs. It is alarming to note that the Court of Appeal's failure to provide anything substantial in [...]