Costs on review - what charges are appropriate?

Jackson, Sheryl & Garrett, Paul (2015) Costs on review - what charges are appropriate? Proctor, 35(7), pp. 40-42.

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Abstract

In Picamore Pty Ltd v Challen [2015] QDC 067 McGill DCJ considered the nature of a review under r742 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld) (UCPR) in the context of a review of a costs assessment conducted under the Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld). His Honour increased the amount that had been allowed by the costs assessor for a number of items.

The judgment includes observations about what may appropriately be charged for particular items of legal work.

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ID Code: 91524
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: costs assessment under the Legal Profession Act 2007, review by court, nature of review, criteria for assessment, principles applying to charges for particular items of legal work
ISSN: 1321-8794
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Legal Practice Lawyering and the Legal Profession (180121)
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
Deposited On: 05 Jan 2016 00:53
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2016 00:12

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