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Taxation of Costs in the Higher and Lower Courts: A Practical Guide

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409048384
Published: August 29, 2010
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Taxation of Costs in the Higher and Lower Courts €“ A Practical Guide offers an easily accessible and practical resource to use during taxations.

It provides guidance for practitioners, cost consultants, judicial officers and the Taxing Master on how to deal with Bills of Cost and reviews.

Over the past 10 years there have been several important developments in the law having direct bearing on the taxation of costs and this title deals with them, including the law governing contingency fees and attorneys obtaining right of appearance in the high courts.

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Table of contents

The Taxing Master

Cost Orders

Party-and-party and attorney-and-client cost orders

Attorneys' duties

Chapter 5: Notice of taxation

Taxation

Pre-litigation Costs

Documents

Special situations

Separating the merits and the quantum

Security for costs

Specific parties in court proceedings

Persons appearing at taxation

Attorneys' fees

Counsel's cost

Witness and expert witnesses

Insolvency Applications

Criminal matters

Applications

Review of taxation

Provisions relating to costs and review of taxation

Taxed party-and-party bill of costs

Taxed attorney-and-client bill of costs

Taxing master's stated case

Taxing Master's report

Tariff of allowances payable to witnesses in civil cases