Principles on assessment of costs on standard basis – necessary or proper

Jackson, Sheryl (2007) Principles on assessment of costs on standard basis – necessary or proper. Proctor, 27(10), pp. 55-56.

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The judgement in Hennessey Glass and Aluminium Pty Ltd v Watpac Australia Pty Ltd [2007] QDC 57 McGill DCJ provides valuable guidance for practitioners as to whether a range of particular costs items should be permitted on an assessment on the standard basis, and the amounts which should be allowed for such items. The items in issue included counsel’s fees and fees paid to expert witnesses. The decision also examined GST implications for the recovery of legal costs.

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ID Code: 51607
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: assessment of costs on standard basis, necessary or proper , fees to expert witnesses, fees to counsel, GST implications
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
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Sheryl Jackson
Deposited On: 15 Jul 2012 22:26
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2012 14:55

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