|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 112 (Jul)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Rix, Dyson LJJ and Wall J
|Representation||Stephen Bickford Smith (instructed by Gwilym Hughes & Partners, Wrexham) for the claimant.|
|Richard Oughton (instructed by Oliver & Co, Chester) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||5 July 2002|
Costs - Compromise - Offer made before hearing - Claimant making offer abandoning part of original claim - Claim being compromised on terms consistent with claimant's offer - Judge making no order as to costs - Whether judge correct - Whether judge precluded by authority from making order that one party pay a proportion of other party's costs.