Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 458 (Oct)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Etherton J

Representation William McCormick (instructed by Jeffrey Green Russell) for the applicant.
  Frances Moraes (instructed by Shah & Burke) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 30 October 2002

Catchwords

Costs - Order for costs - Discretion of court - Overriding objective.

The Case

Applying the overriding objective of CPR Pt1 the court awarded the applicant 80% of its costs on the basis that the respondent had acted unreasonably by continuing to refuse that a debt was disputed by the applicant on substantial grounds.

Practice Areas

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