Taxation of Costs

Taxation of Costs is an examination of a solicitor’s bill in civil proceedings by a Court to ensure that all charges against the legal aid fund are fair and reason. See Summary Assessment and Detailed Assessment.

Telephone Hearing

A Telephone Hearing is a hearing which can be conducted by telephone and includes: – all allocation hearings – listing hearings – case management hearings – interim applications They are under an hour. Any other application, requires the consent of all the parties and the agreement of the court.

Tenancy Deposit Protection Schemes

A landlord must place a tenant’s deposit in a Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme (TDP) if the property is rented out on an assured shorthold tenancy that started after 6 April 2007. The schemes in England and Wales are: – Deposit Protection Service – MyDeposits – Tenancy Deposit Scheme