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Is solicitor-director of ILP which acted for him to be treated as self-represented?

June 6th, 2014 · No Comments

A NSW solicitor was partially successful in a defamation suit.  But for the circumstance that he had retained an incorporated legal practice with which he was associated and for part of the time the director and the file handler, the Court was willing to order the defendant to pay his costs on an indemnity basis.  […]

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Tags: Costs agreements · Incorporated legal practices (ILPs) · Indemnity principle · Party party costs · Professional fees and disbursements · Solicitor litigants