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Law of Costs e5 (Softcover)

Law of Costs e5 (Softcover)

By  Gino Dal Pont

An accessible guide to the burgeoning ‘legal costs industry’.

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    Law of Costs 5th edition comprehensively addresses the legislation, court rules and case law pertaining to the law of costs in each Australian jurisdiction, as well as federally, in both the lawyer-client and party-party contexts. The authoritative nature of this work is evidenced by its previous editions being judicially cited on hundreds of occasions. It remains the only dedicated scholarly treatment of Australian costs law in book form.
     
    Features
     
    • brings the case law up to date
    • reflects, from a costs standpoint, the wholesale alterations to civil procedure in South Australia
    • emanating from the jurisdiction’s adoption of the Uniform Civil Rules 2020
    • covers the substantive changes to the Northern Territory’s rules on settlement offers
     
  • About the author
    Gino Dal Pont
    G E Dal Pont is Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania. He is a graduate of the University of Tasmania (LLD) and the University of Michigan (LLM) and is admitted to practice in New South Wales. He is also a Certified Practising Accountant. He has written widely in the areas of the legal profession and equity & trusts. Professor Dal Pont is General Editor of Halsbury’s Laws of Australia and author of books including Lawyer Discipline, Law of Agency, Law of Associations, Law of Succession, and Law of Costs.
     
  • Product details
    ISBN: 9780409353839
     
    Published: 2021
     
    Format: Softcover 
     
  • Table of contents
    1. Prologue
     
    Part I Costs Between Lawyer and Own Client
     
    2. Retainer and Costs Disclosure
     
    3. Costs Agreements
     
    4. Restrictions on the Recovery of Lawyer–Client Costs
     
    5. Assessment of Lawyer and Own Client Bills
     
    Part II Costs Between Party and Party
     
    6. Jurisdiction and Discretion to Order Costs
     
    7. The Costs Indemnity Rule
     
    8. Ouster of General Rule that Costs Follow the Event
     
    9. Public Interest and Test Case Litigation
     
    10. Costs Out of a Fund
     
    11. Costs of Multiple Parties
     
    12. Costs Sanctions for Proceedings in Wrong Court
     
    13. Costs Consequences of Rejected Settlement Offers
     
    14. Timing of Costs Order
     
    Part III Quantification of Party and Party Costs
     
    15. Nature of Party and Party Costs Quantification
     
    16. Bases of Costs Quantification
     
    17. Allowances on Costs Quantification Between Party and Party
     
    18. Procedure Relating to Costs Quantification
     
    19. Interest on Party and Party Costs
     
    Part IV Costs in Appeals
     
    20. Appeals
     
    21. Suitors’ and Appeal Costs Funds Legislation
     
    Part V Non-Party Costs Orders
     
    22. Costs Orders and Non-parties
     
    23. Costs Orders Against Lawyers
     
    Part VI Costs in Criminal Cases
     
    24. Costs in Criminal Cases
     
    25. Costs in Criminal Cases Legislation
     
    Part VII Securing Costs Entitlements
     
    26. The Retaining Lien
     
    27. The Particular Lien
     
    28. Nature of Security for Costs Orders
     
    29. Discretion to Order Security for Costs
     

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