Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 123 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 1974 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division, Birmingham District Registry
Judge:

Judge Purle QC

Representation Brian Rawlings (Solicitor-Advocate) (instructed by Eversheds LLP) for the claimant administrators.
  Matthew Smith (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
  Leon Sartin (instructed by CMS Cameron McKenna LLP) for the pension plan trustees and Pension Protection Fund.
Judgment Dates: 19 July 2012

Catchwords

Costs - Order for costs - Attorney General - Administrators of insolvent company applying for directions from court regarding inclusion of items in assets of company - Attorney General joining proceedings representing public interest - Attorney General failing in submissions - Successful defendants seeking costs against Attorney General - Appropriate costs order to be made.

The Case

Costs Order for costs. The Chancery Division, following a substantive application for directions by the administrators of a company, made an order as to the costs of that hearing.

Practice Areas

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