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COMMENCING A COST ASSESSMENT: DO NOT RUN OUT OF TIME!

Section 198 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law (LPUL) stipulates that if a solicitor or client wishes to commence a cost assessment, they must do so within 12 months of the ‘final’ invoice. (Note- this time frame only applies to solicitor/client assessments, not party/party assessments). S 198(4) LPUL enables a client to make an application …

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Successful Review Application- Compliance with Costs Disclosure under the Uniform Law

Rose Legal Costing (RLC) has successfully set aside the determination of a costs assessor, through the Review Application process, due to a law firm’s failure to comply with their disclosure requirements. RLC received instructions from a lay client who had previously instructed the Review Respondent law firm to act on his behalf in respect of …

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