Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 185 (Jul)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Etherton J

Representation Richard Clegg (instructed by Zeckler & Co) for the defendant.
  The claimant appeared in person.
Judgment Dates: 11 July 2002

Catchwords

Practice - Order - Costs order - County court dismissing claimant's application to re-amend particulars of claim and ordering her to pay defendant's costs - Claimant seeking permission to appeal county court order - Claimant subsequently applying for stay of costs order - Claimant alleging schedule of costs not signed by defendant's solicitors - Whether stay should be granted - CPR Pt 44, Costs Practice Direction, s 13.

The Case

The claimant's application for a stay of a costs order was granted on the grounds, inter alia, that the schedule of costs before the county court judge was not signed by the solicitors for the defendant, in breach of CPR Pt 44 and the Costs Practice Direction, para 13.5(3)

Practice Areas

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