Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1998] All ER (D) 700
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Roch, Ward and Waller LJJ

Representation Raoul Downey (instructed by Burrough S Day, Bristol) for the parents.
  Martin Edwards (instructed by James Scott, Tetbury) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 8 December 1998


Costs - Order for costs - Discretion - Payment of costs by non-party - Legally aided plaintiff unsuccessful in preliminary issue - Defendants claiming costs from plaintiff's parents - Defendant previously opposing joinder of plaintiffs' parents as parties to the action - Judge ordering costs against non-parties - Whether exceptional case justifying an order for costs - RSC Ord 62, r 2.

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