Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 468 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1126
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Pill LJ and Sir Martin Nourse

Representation Andrew Hunter (instructed by Berwin Leighton Paisner) for the claimant.
  Michael Bromley-Martin QC (instructed by Colin Wilson) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 30 July 2002


Costs - Order for costs - Discontinuance of proceedings - Claimant applying to discontinue proceedings and for costs - Judge ordering that defendant pay claimant's costs - Judge's order sealed - Defendant subsequently arguing that costs should be limited to single issue - Judge ordering costs to be limited to single issue - Whether judge's second order should stand.

The Case

A judge had made an order for costs which was inconsistent with an earlier order which had been sealed by the court and accordingly the second order would be set aside.

Practice Areas

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