Inquest Costs - How to Maximise Recovery in Civil Claims

Inquest Costs - How to Maximise Recovery in Civil Claims

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Coroners have no power to award costs of legal advice or representation at inquests.

Where a successful civil claim follows, parties will attempt to recover the costs of the inquest as well as the costs of the civil proceedings from the losing party.

The starting point is section 51 of the Supreme Court Act 1981, which enables the court to award costs ‘of and incidental to’ civil proceedings.

This short webinar will help litigators involved in inquests to maximise their costs recovery.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Core principles
    • Re Gibson’s Settlement Trusts
  • Key caselaw
    • Roach & Anor v Home Office
    • Lynch and Others v Chief Constable of Warwickshire Police and Others
    • Fullick v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
  • Practical hints and tips

This webinar was recorded on 27th May 2020

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