Judicial Expenses

April 24th


Judicial Expenses – Managing The Process And Preparing For Change

April 24th

2 - 5pm

Speaker: Tim Edward

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£135+VAT (Member price)

3hrs CPD

This seminar offers a review of the main rules relating to Judicial Expenses in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session and an update on changes envisaged through the Taylor Reforms.

This informative session  will cover the following:

  • The principles of recovery of judicial expenses and the procedures followed by Auditors of Court at taxation
  • Options for preparation of accounts and the procedure for Notes of Objection and appeal against taxation
  • Different bases of taxation and explanation of rules for modification or disallowance of expenses
  • The practice for recovery of counsel's fees, expert fees and additional fees
  • The interaction with Legal Aid and Speculative Fee Agreements.
  • There will also be a look into the future towards summary assessment, expenses management and other innovations of the Taylor Reforms.

    The event begins at 2pm. Delegate registration is open from 1:30pm.

    Tim Edward is a Partner and Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution at Dentons, specialising in insolvency and company litigation. He works closely with the Company Department in providing advice in these areas and has experience of handling large-scale commercial litigations. Tim also heads up the firm's professional indemnity insurance unit which handles all types of professional negligence claims, specialising particularly in architects' and engineers' negligence. Tim is an accredited specialist in professional negligence by the Law Society of Scotland.