Legal Aid in UK Law
Birkett v James
...... in so far as it ordered that the Costs of the said Appellant in that Court be taxed in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 2 to the Legal Aid Act 1974, and that the Order of Mr. District Registrar Parmiter in Chambers of the 27th day of October 1975 be, and the same is hereby, ......
G v G (Minors: Custody Appeal)
...... of children, the desirability of putting an end to litigation, which applies to all classes of case, is particularly strong because the longer legal proceedings last, the more are the children, whose welfare is at stake, likely to be disturbed by the uncertainty. . . 10 Nevertheless, there ......
R (Daly) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
...... . . 17.72 Subject to paragraph 17.73, staff may normally read legal correspondence only if the Governor has reasonable cause to suspect that their contents endanger prison security, or the safety of others, or are ......
- Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company v New Garage and Motor Company
Royal Bank of Scotland Plc v Etridge (No 2); Kenyon-Brown v Desmond Banks & Company (Undue Influence) (No 2); Bank of Scotland v Bennett; UCB Home Loans Corporation Ltd v Moore; National Westminster Bank Plc v Gill; Midland Bank Plc v Wallace; Barclays Bank Plc v Harris; Barclays Bank Plc v Coleman
...... opinions of Lord Nicholls and Lord Scott show some difference of expression and approach, I do not myself discern any significant difference of legal principle applicable to these cases, and I agree with both opinions. But if I am wrong and such differences exist, it is plain that the opinion of ......
Piglowski v Piglowski
......A flat in Spain worth £14,000. Some small insurance policies. Their total value was estimated to be £127,400. But the legal costs which have been expended in deciding how they should be divided are estimated to exceed £128,000. Both sides have been funded by the Legal Aid ......
Allen v Sir Alfred McAlpine & Sons Ltd
......The widow, the nurse and the man of business, each one of them wanted to get on. The fault, I regret to say, has been with the legal advisers. It is not that they wilfully neglected the cases. But they have put them on one side, sometimes for months, and even for years, because of ......
Ridehalgh v Horsefield; Watson v Watson (Wasted Costs Orders)
......) raise the same question : in what circumstances should the court make a wasted costs order in favour of one party to litigation against the legal representative (counsel or solicitor) of the other? It is a question of great and growing significance. It is desirable that this Court should give ......
- Davies v Powell Duffryn Associated Collieries (No. 2)
Kakis v Government of the Republic of Cyprus
...... Appeal be, and the same is hereby, Reversed except so far as regards the provision for taxation of Costs in accordance with Schedule 2 to the Legal Aid Act 1974 and that the Cause be, and the same is hereby, remitted back to a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of ......
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