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.
The decision in QCOAL Pty Ltd v Cliffs Australia Coal Pty Ltd  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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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||practice and procedure, validity of costs agreement, enforceability of costs agreement, assessment procedure, Legal Profession Act 2007 s 319|
|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:||23 Jan 2012 22:55|
|Last Modified:||23 Jan 2012 22:55|
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