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Blackstone Brief Volume 19

Blackstone Brief Volume 19

The Blackstone Legal Costing team wishes you a safe and happy festive season and looks forward to bringing you news on costs in 2020. Looking back at one of the…

BStoneAdmin January 16, 2020
Blackstone Brief Volume 18

Blackstone Brief Volume 18

Brett Linsdell is a Costs Lawyer working out of the Melbourne office of Blackstone Legal Costing, one of the largest legal costing firms in Australia, with experienced costs lawyers…

BStoneAdmin December 17, 2019
Blackstone Brief Volume 17

Blackstone Brief Volume 17

Mike Dudman is a Director of Blackstone Legal Costing, one of the largest legal costing firms in Australia with experienced costs lawyers and consultants in…

BStoneAdmin November 17, 2019
Blackstone Brief Volume 16

Blackstone Brief Volume 16

Costs order and the impecunious unsuccessful party Client lost a court case and has insufficient funds to pay for any costs order? Client won a court case…

BStoneAdmin October 17, 2019
Blackstone Brief Volume 15

Blackstone Brief Volume 15

Liability for Counsel’s Fees In this month’s Blackstone Brief our of our Melbourne senior associates, Dipal Prasad, considers recent authorities examining…

BStoneAdmin October 17, 2019
Blackstone Brief Volume 14

Blackstone Brief Volume 14

Perspectives on a Taxation of Costs in the Federal Court of Australia 2019 In this month’s Blackstone Brief one of our senior associates, Romaine Abraham, takes…

BStoneAdmin September 16, 2019

Blackstone Brief Volume 13

In this month’s Blackstone Brief one of our stellar Sydney paralegals, Fiona Trime, takes a close look at the recent case of Wiltshire v Amos & Anor, a recent…

BStoneAdmin August 13, 2019

Blackstone Brief Volume 12

Joe Rose, a UK Costs Lawyer, has joined Blackstone’s Sydney office following 4 years managing the London office of an affiliated UK costing firm, Partners in…

BStoneAdmin July 12, 2019
Blackstone Brief Volume 11

Blackstone Brief Volume 11

Conditional Costs Agreements - Uplift Fee Essentials. In this article one of our Melbourne Associates, Chris Grisenti, reviews two cases relating to the specific…

BStoneAdmin October 3, 2018
Blackstone Brief Volume 10

Blackstone Brief Volume 10

Litigation funders advance money to a plaintiff or class of plaintiffs to cover their legal costs in exchange for a percentage of any judgment sum obtained or settlement…

BStoneAdmin July 18, 2018
Blackstone Brief Volume 9

Blackstone Brief Volume 9

Gross Sum Applications - Case Law Hot Off the Press! Applications for assessment on a gross sum basis are becoming a more popular instrument in dealing with costs…

BStoneAdmin May 16, 2018
Blackstone Brief Volume 8

Blackstone Brief Volume 8

How are costs assessed in your State? A practical guide to assessing costs in Victoria, NSW and Queensland. Happy New Year! To kick off 2018 we thought we’d show…

BStoneAdmin February 2, 2018
Blackstone Brief Volume 7

Blackstone Brief Volume 7

How does the costs process work in your State? The costs jurisdiction in every State works differently. As 2017 comes to an end, we thought it was the perfect…

BStoneAdmin January 9, 2018
Blackstone Brief Volume 6

Blackstone Brief Volume 6

How are costs calculated in your state? Our guide to applying for costs in NSW, Queensland and Victoria In each jurisdiction that we practice in – NSW, Queensland…

BStoneAdmin November 24, 2017

The indemnity principle, unmasked

The indemnity principle, unmasked. The practical implications explained in two cases. In this month's edition Chris Grisenti, an associate solicitor in our Melbourne…

BStoneAdmin October 27, 2017

Blackstone Brief - Volume 4

Taking over a matter from another firm? Here's why you should always put your terms in your own writing. When your firm takes over a matter from another firm, you…

BStoneAdmin October 6, 2017

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