Taxation of Costs in the Higher and Lower Courts: A Practical Guide
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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.
Table of contents
The Taxing Master
Party-and-party and attorney-and-client cost orders
Chapter 5: Notice of taxation
Separating the merits and the quantum
Security for costs
Specific parties in court proceedings
Persons appearing at taxation
Witness and expert witnesses
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