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‘Lawyers aren’t a charity’: Family judge awards £60k incurred costs

The High Court has awarded five-figure costs midway through family litigation and made the point that the lawyers involved should not be expected to wait for payment. (Law Gazette)

  • Mr Justice Cobb ruled in Z (Schedule 1: Legal Costs Funding Order; Interim Financial Provision) that the mother in the case should be awarded more than £60,000 to pay the already incurred costs of her current legal advisers.

    The dispute surrounds the future provision for a three-week-old girl and her mother, who is now living in the north east of England. The father is a multi-millionaire American.

    Read the full article here: Law Society

News, published: 07/12/2020

Published: 07/12/2020


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