Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

The costs judge over your shoulder: Thinking about detailed assessment of costs from the outset

All levels - 1 hour

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

This webinar looks at the steps that litigators should take to assist their client’s case when costs are being assessed, not just from at the assessment itself but from the outset.  

It looks at what happens in a detailed assessment and what steps litigators should take from the start of the case to assessment to maximise recovery.

  • What happens at a detailed assessment?
  • Where can things go wrong on assessment?
  • Why time records and attendance notes matter
  • What is the judge considering when assessing costs?
  • What is the costs judge looking at?
  • What is the costs judge looking for?
  • Strategies – from the start of a case - for keeping the costs judge happy


1 person - member/accredited firm: £70 + VAT
1 person - non-member: £90 + VAT
Small office (2 - 6 people): £110 + VAT
Large office (7 people or more): £165 + VAT
Whole organisation (All staff at all offices): £330 + VAT


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20 Jul 2022

On-demand recording
From 20 Jul 2022 to 20 Jan 2023