09.00 – 09:30 Registration and refreshments
09.30 – 09.40 Colin Campbell, Joint Editor of the Costs Law Reports
Welcome and Introduction
09.40 - 10.05 Dame Sarah Asplin DBE, Lady Justice of Appeal
10.05 - 10.35 Nicholas Bacon KC of 4 New Square Chambers
The Solicitors Equitable Lien - Bott v Ryanair
For Ryanair - 6 Judges, for Bott - 3 Judges - so Bott & Co win! How so?
Damages Based Agreements - are they working?
10.35 - 11.05 Sarah Lambert KC of 1 Crown Office Row Chambers
Fixed Costs - raising the fastrack to £100,000: how will Part 45 be re-written?
Escaping the regime - a recipe for satellite litigation?
11.05 -11.30 Refreshments
11.30 - 12.00 Professor Dominic Regan of Dominic Regan Tailored Development
Part 36 Offers: how to make them (and how not) and when to use Calderbanks
12.00 -12.30 James Laughland and Juliet Wells of Temple Garden Chambers
A comprehensive costs case law update of the most important costs cases
12.30 - 13.00 Master Jennifer James, Costs Judge
The introduction of the New Electronic Bill in Court of Protection Costs
Fixed Costs in Court of Protection - are these subject to change?
Protected Parties Costs - Recovering the shortfall
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45 Alexander Hutton KC of Hailsham Chambers
The Solicitors Act 1974, Section 70 Assessments and how to avoid them
Belsner v Cam Legal - how can you be certain that "consent" is "informed"?
14.45 - 15.15 Peter Haworth - Deputy District Judge
Thorny issues at Detailed Assessment and how to avoid them
15.15 - 15.30 Dick and Sophie Warner of Class Legal
A Costs Law Reports demonstration
15.30- 16.00 Richard Wilkinson of Temple Garden Chambers
Costs Budgeting - will it stay or will it go when CPR 45 is extended to £100,000?
16.00 - 16.30 Andrew Gordon-Saker, Senior Costs Judge
A Costs Crystal Ball Gaze - what can we expect in costs in 2023?
16.30 - 16.40 Panel Questions & Answers/Closing Remarks
16.45 Post Conference Drinks in the MCR at the Lincoln’s Inn
Kindly hosted by Temple Garden Chambers
Please note our agenda may be subject to change