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Recent Court of Appeal Decisions – Section 68 Requirements – Third Party Litigation Funding & Costs – Proportionality Testing

Date: 24th November 2017

This one day training course has been designed as an essential guide for Solicitors and Costs Professionals to get the most up to date information on Solicitors costs and key areas you need to focus on to avoid costly mistakes. This course will fulfil all your training needs on this topic and ensure you are fully prepared to tackle the months ahead in this incredibly busy time for the legal sector

At the end of the course, attendees will receive a full informative course pack to refer back to, and will gain 5 structured CPD hours.

  • Defining Legal Costs
  • Section 68 requirements
  • Solicitor and Own Client Costs and Billing
  • Party and Party Costs
  • Recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Isabelle Sheehan & implications for the Bill of Costs
  • What principles are the principals employed to measure costs.
  • Maintaining time records
  • Fixed Recoverable Costs
  • Barrister and Expert Fees
  • Proportionality Testing
  •  ADR for Costs Disputes
  • Solicitor & Client billing updates
    – Determining the outlay carried by the firm
    – The time gap between initial instructions and ultimate payment
    – What’s the impact of costs being either too high or too low?
    – Third Party Litigation, Funding & Costs
    – Reimbursement of costs if a claim is successful
    – Maintenance & champerty

Ryan Fitzgerald, Solicitor, DFG Legal Costs Accountants

Ryan has extensive experience as a litigation solicitor. Before joining DFG he led a litigation team dealing with matters across a wide spectrum in areas such as commercial contracts, employment, building contracts, medical negligence and personal injuries.

On completion, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate of Attendance as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Hours. Please note certificates are issued only at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours.

This programme will be beneficial to all legal professionals, solicitors, barristers, consultants, costs experts, government departments and semi-state agencies who are looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in this area.

Date, Time & Venue:

Date: 24th  November 2017
Times: 9.30 am to 4.00pm
Venue: Apex Business Centre, Blackthorn Road, Sandyford Dublin 18

Course Cost:

This course early bird rate is €395 normal rate is €495. Includes course documentation and light refreshments. While the course fee does not include lunch, we do provide freshly made sandwiches, coffee and a range of teas and fresh juice for those who require a light lunch. Alternatively, you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops opposite the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.

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