In what circumstances were you able to obtain a pro bono cost order? In a case involving a claimant who had signed over her mortgage-free property because of duress (Groves v Stylianou).
How did you hear about pro bono cost orders? Just general knowledge.
How easy was the process? “There were a number of applications to the Court and pro bono costs orders were made on three separate occasions… We worked on the basis that the summary statement of costs should be prepared and filed as if the client was a paying client and not being represented on a pro bono basis.”
How much money did you raise from the pro bono cost order? £39,331
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