Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 359 (Jul)
Court: Chancery Division

Judge Rich QC sitting as a judge of the High Court

Representation Alexandra Mason (instructed by Tilbrook, Turner & Foster, Woking) for the appellant.
  Jonathan Russen (instructed by Stevens & Bolton, Guildford) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 24 July 2002


Costs - Taxation - Solicitor - Application for detailed assessment of solicitor's bills - Bills having been paid over twelve months prior to application by executor of estate of which claimant named beneficiary - Whether beneficiary of estate seeking assessment of costs charged to estate precluded from seeking assessment after twelve months elapsed from payment of costs - ss 70, 71.

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