Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 60 (Nov)
Court: Chancery Division

Ferris J

Representation Chima Umezuruike (instructed by Andrews) for the claimant.
  Sheila Putman (instructed by Nationwide Building Society) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 5 November 2002


Costs - Security for costs - Claimant ordinarily resident out of jurisdiction - Grant of application.

The Case

In proceedings arising out of the sale by the mortgagee of the claimant's property following default on the payment of the mortgage, the court held on an application for security for costs that the claimant had no assets in the jurisdiction and there was accordingly a clear case for ordering security for costs.

Practice Areas

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