Welcome to a round-up of costs-related news and posts published over the last seven days.
Yesterday’s headline in the Law Society Gazette suggested Email error sees £1.6m claim struck out in High Court referring to an application for relief from sanctions which was rejected in the High Court after an error was made in typing an email address. As ever – not quite as simple as that – and for a full summary of Cockell (trading as Cockell Building Services) v Holton head over to Barrister Gordon Exall at civil litigation brief for his informative piece on Amended Pleadings filed late.
“The eminent head of training at a major City firm tells me that about half of the supposed Part 36 offers his firm receives are defective! It is negligent for a claimant to make an invalid offer as it will cost the client and the firm as well.”