Welcome to a round-up of the best costs-related posts published this week.
Johanne Johnston writing for John M Hayes presents “A stark reminder to comply” considering the unreported case of Cox v Woodlands Manor Care Home Ltd , “cooling off” periods and the cancellation of contracts regulations.
Gordon Exall, Barrister presents what the Jackson report said about Court fees noting amongst others that the Jackson report recorded that court fees were too high and should only be increased in line with inflation. In a second article Gordon highlights comments made by the Court of Appeal in Linder -v- Rawlins  EWCA Civ 61 specifically that part of the judgment that deals with increased costs in the absence of legal representation for those acting as Litigant in Person.
John Hyde considers submissions made by interveners in the Coventry v Lawrence case heard this week at the Supreme Court in particular the Law Society’s claim that “to deny Claimants recoverability of success fees and after-the-event insurance would have been a breach of human rights”. Read more here