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Master of the Rolls slams Irwin Mitchell's 'out of kilter' costs
Sorry, even as a Defendant costs lawyer who likes nothing more than to see Claimant's twist in the wind re their costs but, this was a rum do by the MR. The £75k agreed costs included the success fee (67%) and also the ATE premium. As any fule kno for proportionality arguments these additional liabilities should NOT be included and the MR knows this.
IM have not shot themsleves in the foot (and I never thought I would be defending IM re their costs!) but have been subject of an unwarranted pincer movement
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