Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 165 (Nov)
Court: Chancery Division

Peter Smith J

Representation Alan Steinfeld QC (instructed by Weil, Gotshal & Manges) for the claimant.
  Graham Dunning QC (instructed by Allen & Overy) for the first defendant.
Judgment Dates: 11 November 2005


Costs - Security for costs - Claimant ordinarily resident out of the jurisdiction and out of the jurisdiction of a convention state - Whether making order just in all the circumstances - CPR 25.13(1)(a), SI 1998/3132.

The Case

On the facts of the instant case, the court dismissed the first defendant's application for security for costs on the basis that it did not accept that jurisdiction had been made out for an application under CPR 25.13(1)(a).

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