Articles & Publications: Stephen Innes

QOCS and setting off costs orders: the Supreme Court’s decision in Ho v Adelekun

The Supreme Court gave judgment today in the case of Ho v…

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Interim and Default Costs Certificates: how to get them and how to set them aside

This article on Default Costs Certificates and Interim Costs Certificates supplements another…

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Part 36 offers: should I make a Part 36 or a different type of settlement offer? Practical Tips from 4 New Square

Hannah Daly and Stephen Innes of 4 New Square consider the pros and cons of different types of settlement offers, following a decision on claimants’ Part…

2018 – A year in Costs

In 2017, four members of our 4 New Square Costs Team set themselves a challenge to come up with a calendar of key costs decisions in…

Stay of proceedings before serving a claim form

What should claimants do when limitation is about to expire? Noting the recent Court of Appeal decision in Grant v Dawn Meats (UK), Stephen Innes…

Japanese Knotweed Claims

In this article I consider the problems caused by Japanese Knotweed and some of the types of legal claims that can be made, in the light…


An article on some recent cases on QOCS – Qualified One Way Costs Shifting

Mid-year review 2016 – costs and Part 36

Stephen Innes looks back over the past six months of dispute resolution in the UK and considers the key developments in costs and Part 36.



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Four Fundamentals of Limitation Periods in Contract and Tort Claims

By Carl Troman, Barrister and Mediator at 4 New Square Four key points…

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Stay of proceedings before serving a claim form

What should claimants do when limitation is about to expire? Noting…

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Why are there so many cases against lawyers for contempt of court?

There has been a spate of cases in the past couple of…

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