Publisher Citation: [2004] All ER (D) 326 (Feb)
Court: Chancery Division

Sonia Proudman QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation David Blayney (instructed by Clifford Chance LLP) for the claimant.
  Paul Downes (instructed by Memery Crystal) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 19 February 2004


Costs - Order - Security for costs - Counterclaims arising from same transactions as claims - Counterclaims operating as defences - Quantum.

The Case

In proceedings which concerned the determination of the quantum of security for costs previously awarded to the claimant the court held, balancing the relevant factors, the appropriate sum was 600,000.

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