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Legal Profession Act 2007 s 319 - Whether costs agreement made after trial valid and enforceable - whether agreement had retrospective operation

Jackson, Sheryl (2011) Legal Profession Act 2007 s 319 - Whether costs agreement made after trial valid and enforceable - whether agreement had retrospective operation. Proctor, 31(3), pp. 44-45.

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Abstract

The decision in QCOAL Pty Ltd v Cliffs Australia Coal Pty Ltd [2010] QSC 479 involved an examination of a number of issues relating to the assessment of costs under the Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld). The decision highlights a range of issues which, in slightly different circumstances, may have deprived the successful party of the right to recover costs by reference to the costs agreement.

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ID Code: 48193
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: practice and procedure, validity of costs agreement, enforceability of costs agreement, assessment procedure, Legal Profession Act 2007 s 319
ISSN: 1321-8794
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Litigation Adjudication and Dispute Resolution (180123)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Sheryl Jackson
Deposited On: 24 Jan 2012 08:55
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2012 08:55

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