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Hill v Bailey: SCCO 25 Nov 2003

The issue raised by this appeal is neatly put in paragraph 1 of Mr Justice Lightman’s judgment: ‘This appeal raises questions as to the application and effect of Section 11 of the Access to Justice Act 1999 and the Community Legal Services (Costs) Regulations 2000 made thereunder. These statutory provisions apply where a party is … Continue reading Hill v Bailey: SCCO 25 Nov 2003

Thompson (A Child) v Bradford: SCCO 30 Oct 2006

The short but important issue for decision in this case is the date from which the three month period for making an application that the Legal Services Commission should pay the costs of a successful non-legally aided opponent, specified in Section 11(1), of The Access to Justice Act 1999 pursuant to Regulation 10(2) of the … Continue reading Thompson (A Child) v Bradford: SCCO 30 Oct 2006

Leeds City Council v Price and Others: QBD 4 Apr 2011

The council had successfully defended a case brought by the defendant under legal aid. The parties now disputed whether it could recover the costs from the Legal Service Commission. The LSC answered that it had not been given proper notice of the costs application and was not bound by it. Held: The order for payment … Continue reading Leeds City Council v Price and Others: QBD 4 Apr 2011