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Vol 25 No 2 Feb/March 2020

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Friston on Costs 3rd ed isbn 9780198823308

Civil Costs: Law and Practice 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781846613128
New Edition ISBN: 9780198823308
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781846611803
Published: August 2012
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Wildy's Book of the Month: September 2012

Civil Costs: Law and Practice is now well established as an authoritative and comprehensive work covering all aspects of civil costs, coupled with practical applications, detailed references and precedents.

In addition the work is supported by the text of relevant statutes, rules and cases, as well as references to many authorities difficult to find elsewhere. The result is a valuable reference work which provides a one-stop-shop for the law governing civil costs.

The second edition includes extensive revisions and updates including:-

  • new material on Costs issues arising out of the new SRA Code of Conduct 2011
  • a new section on human rights and the law of costs
  • a new section on damages-based agreements
  • a new section on litigation involving public bodies and the Crown
  • a new precedent conditional fee agreement for use by barristers
  • significantly revised chapter concerning CPR Pt 36, dealing with C v D [2011] EWCA Civ 646 and the new Pt 36

Courts and Procedure
The law of costs
The practice of costs (solicitor and client)
The practice of costs (between the parties)
The quantum of costs (solicitor and client)
The quantum of costs (between the parties)
Costs (special cases)
Miscellaneous issues.