Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2013] All ER (D) 59 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2013] EWHC 1859 (TCC)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Technology and Construction Court
Judge:

Mr Justice Akenhead

Representation Tom Leech QC and Adam Smith (instructed by Eversheds LLP) appeared on behalf of the claimants.
  Anneliese Day QC and Michael Ryan (instructed by Weightmans LLP) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 24 June 2013

Catchwords

Costs - Order for costs - Indemnity costs - Claimants claim alleging professional negligence against defendant being dismissed - Appropriate order for costs - Whether defendant entitled to indemnity costs.

The Case

Costs Order for costs. In earlier proceedings, the claimants' case alleging professional negligence against the defendant was dismissed. The Chancery Division held that, on the facts, it was an appropriate case in which to make an order for indemnity costs in favour of the defendant.

Practice Areas

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