||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 75 (Oct)
|| EWHC 2715 (QB)
||Queen's Bench Division
Sir Raymond Jack sitting as a judge of the High Court
||Richard Gregory (instructed by Fletchers Solicitors) for the claimant.
||Andrew Peebles (instructed by Greenwoods Solicitors) for the defendant.
||9 October 2012
Costs - Order for costs - Costs-only proceedings - Offers to settle - Split trial on liability and quantum - Claimant succeeding on liability - Parties failing to agree on costs - Defendant objecting to court making costs order on basis of Civil Procedure Rules - Claimant contending for costs order to be made notwithstanding fact that trial incomplete - Whether costs order should be made - CPR 36.
Costs Order for costs. The Queen's Bench Division held that the words 'until the case has been decided' in CPR 36 had a clear meaning and the court could not be told the position as to Part 36 offers and because of that was not in a position to deal with the costs of the case.
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