Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 286 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Lord Phillips MR, Potter and Arden LJJ

Representation William Norris QC and Nicholas Bacon (instructed by Colman Coyle) for the claimants.
  John Leighton Williams QC and Alexander Hutton (instructed by Vizards Wyeth, Dartford) for the first defendant.
  Anthony Temple QC and Andrew Neish (instructed by Beachcroft Wansbroughs) for the second defendant.
  John Leighton Williams QC and Alexander Hutton (instructed by Carters, Peterborough) for the third defendant.
Judgment Dates: 19 March 2002

Catchwords

Costs - Costs-only proceedings - Costs judge identifying preliminary issues - Claimants wishing to challenge costs judge's formulation of preliminary issues - Claimants appealing to Court of Appeal - Whether Court of Appeal having jurisdiction to challenge judge's formulation of preliminary issues.

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