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Overview of Costs Under the Legal Profession Act

David Garnsworthy is a barrister who has extensive experience in the area of legal costs, having practiced in this area for over 15 years.

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A sound knowledge of legal costs is essential for all practitioners. This course provides an essential overview to costs under the Legal Profession Act 2008.   

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This course provides an overview of the key principles of legal costs.  It also provides an introduction to the different types of scales and how these should be appropriately applied.

The course also discusses some of the key ethical issues which may arise in relation to costs, particularly as they relate to disclosure, trust accounts and billing. The course also discusses how to ensure you bill clietns appropriate for work done on their behalf.

The references to the different scales in this course have been updated and are now current as at 31 January 2014.

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