Legal costs articles

A look at legal costs in the Federal Court

Rule 21.10 of the Federal Circuit Court Rules 2001 (Cth) sets out the basic position as to how costs are to be dealt with: “Unless the Court otherwise orders, a party entitled to costs in a proceeding (other than a proceeding to which the Bankruptcy Act applies) is entitled to: ...

Successful Supreme Court costs appeal- Mirus Australia Pty Ltd v Wilson [2023] NSWSC 1432 (24 November 2023)

By Katie O’Brien: Mirus Australia Pty Ltd v Wilson [2023] NSWSC 1432 (24 November 2023) On the instruction of Kennedys, Rose Legal Costing prepared a review application on behalf of Mirus Australia Pty Ltd (Mirus), the paying party in an ordered costs assessment. The result of this was that the ...

Case Study: What you can do if a client is refusing to pay costs

Rose Legal Costing were recently instructed on behalf of a law firm seeking to recover their costs from a client that had gone elsewhere and had refused to pay costs to the law firm. By the time of the assessment, the substantive case had reached a successful outcome. One of ...

Multiple defendants and the rule of thumb (The Currabubula Principle)

Shaw v Niru Construction Pty Ltd & Anor (No.3) [2021] NSWDC 624 The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law that stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb. This is, thankfully (according to Wikipedia, which no lawyer worth their salt ...
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