Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 189 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 2401 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Park J

Representation Christopher Moger QC and Simon Salzedo (instructed by Simmons & Simmons) for the Pt 20 claimants.
  Justin Fenwick QC and Thomas Lowe (instructed by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert) for the Pt 20 defendant.
Judgment Dates: 14 November 2002

Catchwords

Costs - Order for costs - Discretion of court - Refusal to participate in mediation - CPR 44.3.

The Case

The court refused to make an order depriving the successful Pt 20 defendant of some of the costs which might otherwise have been awarded on the ground that it had, on three occasions before the case came to trial, declined to participate in a mediation.

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