|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 159 (Mar)|
Barbara Dohmann QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court
|Representation||Christopher Butcher (instructed by Ashurst Morris Crisp) for the claimants.|
|Richard Jacobs QC (instructed by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||14 March 2001|
Arbitration - Costs - Taxation - Jurisdiction - Arbitrators making order on preliminary issue - Claim failing as a result of preliminary issue - Arbitrators awarding costs to defendant - Whether award 'final' - Claimant applying for costs to be taxed by High Court - Whether arbitrators having jurisdiction to tax costs - ARIAS Arbitration Rules, r 16.6 - ss 18(1), (2).