Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 35 (Apr)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWCA Civ 332
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Hallett LJ and Bennett J

Representation David Foskett QC and Giles Powell (instructed by Hill Dickinson) for the claimant.
  Neil Berragan (instructed by Bowdlers Solicitors) for the defendant
Judgment Dates: 4 April 2006

Catchwords

Costs - Order for costs - Order for costs sought where all other issues having been settled or resolved without judgment having been given - Whether judge correct in making no order for costs.

The Case

Trial judges should be aware of the dangers of being persuaded to decide issues of costs when all issues, save costs, have been settled, or resolved without the necessity for a judgment.

Practice Areas

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