News 2017-11-15T12:02:53+00:00

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 [...]

Kevin Edward Costs Supports The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2017

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Kevin Edward Costs are delighted to announce their support of the 2017 Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Kevin Edward Costs will donate £50 per multi track instruction received during the month of November to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2017. The Royal British Legion has been supporting Service men and women, veterans and their families since 1921, this year the focus is on Rethinking Remembrance with continued work being undertaken in providing lifelong support for the Armed Forces community and their [...]

Our Costs Experts, Tom Mullin and John Gannon give a detailed overview of how the new proposed electronic bill of costs will work. Are you ready?

October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

In his Final Report in 2010, Lord Justice Jackson criticised the current format of the Bill of Costs for being too expensive to draft, not making use of available technology and for generally presenting an unrealistic view of costs incurred. This brought about the formation of the Hutton Committee who accepted the challenge of designing a new bill of costs that would be a more effective tool in assisting the Court at Detailed Assessment. A pilot scheme commenced in 2015, in the [...]