Johnson v Reed Corrugated Cases Ltd: 1992

The costs principles set out in the Masters’ Practice Notes and which endorsed the dual approach of assessing and adding an element to reflect the value at stake in litigation as well as the hourly expense rate of providing that service in all contentious work was applied.


[1992] 1 All ER 169

Cited by:

CitedA Local Authority v A Mother and Child CA 20-Dec-2000
A solicitor claimed the sum of andpound;59.00 for the cost of preparing his legal aid bill for assessment. The court had disallowed the costs of an in-house costs draftsman preparing the bill. The Costs Procedure Rules would generally allow . .
CitedJemma Trust Company Ltd v Liptrott, Forrester, Kippax Beaumont Lewis CA 24-Oct-2003
Solicitors sought to challenge an order disallowing a costs item for the administration of an estate which included a percentage of the estate.
Held: Despite advances in time recording, ‘we see no reason to say that it is no longer appropriate . .
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Legal Professions, Costs

Updated: 29 April 2022; Ref: scu.182294