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Fixed costs: The impact of contributory negligence on trial advocacy fees

CPR 45.29C sets out the amount of fixed costs payable in Fast Track claims where a claim no longer continues under the RTA Protocol. Where a claim is disposed of at trial, costs of £2,655.00 are payable, alongside 20% of the damages agreed or awarded and the relevant trial advocacy fee. The protocol for EL/PL […]

Captive board meetings in the time of Covid

In extraordinary times such as the present Covid-19 pandemic, the importance of a captive insurance company focusing on fundamentals like the proper calling, conduct and recording of board meetings cannot be overstated.

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So it’s going to happen. As we report today, management teams from both Lovells and Hogan & Hartson have unanimously backed the firms’ proposed merger.

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