Publisher Citation: [2010] All ER (D) 218 (May)
Neutral Citation: [2010] EWHC 160 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

King J

Representation Catharine Otton-Goulder QC, Richard Hermer QC & Guy Vassall-Adams (instructed by Leigh Day & Co) for the claimants.
  Stephen Phillips QC and David Simpson (instructed by Lawrence Graham LLP) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 21 May 2010


Costs - Order for costs - Discretion - Assessment of costs - Claimant applying for assessment of costs - Whether costs should be subject to summary or detailed assessment.

The Case

Costs Order for costs. The Queen's Bench Division held that following several hearings in the claimants' claim against the defendants, the appropriate course of action in relation to the issue of costs was that there be a detailed assessment by a costs judge.

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