Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 145 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Scott Baker and Neuberger JJ

Representation Christina Michalos (instructed by the Pro Bono Unit) for the claimant.
  Stuart Nicol (instructed by Rohan & Co) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 10 November 2005


Costs - Order for costs - Discretion - Whether judge taking irrelevant matters into account - Whether costs award excessive.

The Case

On the claimant's appeal against a costs order in an action involving infringement of copyright which had been allocated to the fast track, the court allowed the appeal and made no order as to costs in circumstances where it was satisfied that the judge had erred in the exercise of his discretion.

Practice Areas

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