Boyd and Hutchinson v Joseph: ChD 14 Mar 2003

The claimant had been awarded costs, and sought to charge her time as a solicitor.
Held: The claimant had only a limited practicing certificate, which would allow her to work for others only without charge. She could not for these proceedings charge on the basis on which she would not be allowed to practise.


The Honourable Mr Justice Patten


[2003] EWHC 413 (Ch), Gazette 15-May-2003




Civil Procedure Rules 51


England and Wales


CitedLondon Scottish Benefit Society v Chorley Crawford and Chester CA 30-May-1884
Where an action is brought against a solicitor who defends it in person and obtains judgment, he is entitled upon taxation to the same costs as if he had employed a solicitor, except in respect of items which the fact of his acting directly renders . .
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Legal Professions, Costs

Updated: 29 September 2022; Ref: scu.180338