Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 231 (Oct)
Court: Commercial Court
Judge:

Morison J

Representation Christopher Symons QC, Simon Rainey QC and Mark Cannon (instructed by Herbert Smith) for the claimants.
  Mark Cran QC, Stephen Males QC, Rebecca Sabben-Clare and David Shapiro (instructed by Ince & Co) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 17 October 2002

Catchwords

Costs - Order for costs - Indemnity costs - Conduct of parties - Exercise of discretion - Solicitor's negligence action - Conduct of solicitors in defending action.

The Case

The court ruled on consequential matters following a very substantial solicitor's negligence action (reported at ), and ordered, inter alia, that the claimant was entitled to indemnity costs in regard to the liability action, having regard to the unreasonable conduct of the defendant solicitors.

Practice Areas

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