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Time limits left open to interpretation

Charles Galayini | Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Time limits left open to interpretation

Last week we looked at Cost Provisions in the Legal Profession Act (2004) and the Legal Profession Uniform Law (2015). Where solicitors seek to use the time limits as a defence, judges in the Supreme Court and District Court of NSW and Victoria invariably ignore the time limits and find in favour of the clients. Every matter can be a potential cost dispute regardless of when the matter concluded.  Read More


Legislative Review

Charles Galayini | Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Legislative Review

In this Legislative Review we look at the Cost Provisions in the Legal Profession Act (2004) and the Legal Profession Uniform Law (2015). Where solicitors seek to use the time limits as a defence, judges in the Supreme Court and District Court of NSW and Victoria invariably ignore the time limits and find in favour of the clients. Every matter can be a potential cost dispute regardless of when the matter concluded.  Read More


Updated Case Notes

Charles Galayini | Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Updated Case Notes

We recently posted an article on 11 September 2018 titled “Costs Dispute rises 10 years later”. The lawyers who acted for Mr Bennie have provided some additional insights into the circumstances of the matter. We have shared these interesting insights exemplifying the financial strain created by Cost Disputes.  Read More


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