Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 379 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 435 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Park J

Representation Tom Leech (instructed by Burges Salmon) for the claimants.
  Nigel Inglis-Jones and David E Grant (instructed by Clarke Willmott Solicitors) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 22 March 2005

Catchwords

Civil costs - Order for costs - Discretion - Removal of trustee - Defendant trustee obtaining order for removal of all trustees - Action continuing only in relation to costs - Consideration of relevant facts.

The Case

In the instant case the court ruled that the claimants should pay the defendant's costs of an action by which they sought, inter alia, to remove him as a trustee as, had that action come to trial, their claim would have failed.

Practice Areas

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