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Partial indemnity
Partial indemnity

 Fiona Mullen 02 Oct 2017

Partial indemnity is the reality for inter partes indemnity costs orders...

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Charging For Access To Justice
Charging For Access To Justice

 Gino Dal Pont 01 Sep 2017

Access to justice has increasingly become a catch-cry that the legal profession has been invited to address. Professional discipline for overcharging nonetheless remains as a critical vehicle to police illegitimate impediments in this regard...

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Clarifying Costs Orders
Clarifying Costs Orders

 Guy Donovan 01 Sep 2017

Claiming costs in a pro bono matter can be problematic due to the indemnity principle, that is, costs cannot be awarded in favour of a party unless they have an obligation to pay their lawyer’s fees...

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Solicitor in person costs
Solicitor in person costs

 Andrew Tabone 06 Jun 2017

The LIV Costs Lawyers often receive queries from practitioners regarding their entitlement to recover professional costs in instances where they have appeared as a self-represented litigant....

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Supreme Court judgments
Supreme Court judgments

 Greg Reinhardt 01 Jun 2017

Wieland & Ors v Texxcon Pty Ltd & Ors [2017] VSCA 73 (unreported, 31 March 2017, No S APCI 2013 0093, Beach JA and Cameron AJA...

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Fees and indemnity
Fees and indemnity

 Ben Wyatt 01 Jun 2017

Has your bank charged you too much to discharge the mortgage? Property lawyers will be able to identify with the question posed here as it is an issue...

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LIV responds to The Australian article ‘Federal court urges law firms to send more work to Bar’
LIV responds to The Australian article ‘Federal court urges law firms to send more work to Bar’

 LIV Media 17 May 2017

Last Friday The Australian published an article suggesting that law firms had been placed on notice and face adverse cost...

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Towards fixed fee agreements
Towards fixed fee agreements

 John Colonna 01 May 2017

When you enter into a fixed fee agreement with a client, it is important that the scope of work is clearly defined. There is universal criticism among the judiciary of hourly billing as a means...

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Changes to party party taxation
Changes to party party taxation

 Janine Wirth 01 Apr 2017

New practice notes affecting litigation in the Supreme Court of Victoria came into effect on 30 January 2017. Practice Note SC Gen 11 sets out the practice in relation to matters in the Costs Court...

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Legal Costs: Quick tips to ensure your practice is compliant under the Uniform Law
Legal Costs: Quick tips to ensure your practice is compliant under the Uniform Law

 John Colonna, LIV Costs Lawyers 21 Mar 2017

Few practitioners would disagree with the proposition that legal practice is the most heavily regulated profession...

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Value, Pricing, Costs
Value, Pricing, Costs

 Liz Harris 01 Mar 2017

Practitioners need to understand the relationship between value, price and cost and how it fits within uniform law. Economists accept that value is the arbiter of price and, in the...

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Lump sum invoices and itemised bills
Lump sum invoices and itemised bills

 Anna Sango 01 Mar 2017

Practitioners need to be aware that in a costs review they may not be permitted to amend their initial invoice to the client and may be bound by it...

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Federal Court Changes
Federal Court Changes

 Liz Harris 01 Feb 2017

The Court has taken a significant step to limit matters requiring the preparation of the bill of costs by indicating a preference for making a lump sum cost order...

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Costs lawyers – Section update
Costs lawyers – Section update

 Law Institute Journal 01 Dec 2016

The LIV Costs Law Section has this year focused on the costs disclosure requirements under the Legal Profession Uniform Law. The LIV Costs Law Section was formed in February 2016...

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Orders of Costs Court – Quantification and payment
Orders of Costs Court – Quantification and payment

 Jill Grace 01 Nov 2016

Where costs between a practitioner and client are taxed, an order of the Costs Court merely stating the amount that...

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