Valid order for costs

The New Law Journal recently contained a useful reminder that an agreement for the payment of costs in a Tomlin Order must be contained within the main body of the order and not in the schedule.  Of course, if you’ve read page 138 of Civil Costs – Law and Practice you’d already know this.  Or, you may have found out the hard way when your request for a detailed assessment was refused on the basis that your order was defective.

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