Category Archives: Costs

Contentious probate costs – departing from “loser pays” and form matters for Part 36 offers: James v James [2018] EWHC 242 (Ch)

HHJ Matthews costs ruling following the trial of the proprietary estoppel and probate claim in James v James & Ors [2018] EWHC 242 (Ch) (see my post on the substantive issues here) has been published and provides a helpful reminder of the contentious probate costs rules and the consequences of failing to follow the prescribed […]