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Can an interested party seek its costs under a CPR 5.4C application? (Re Dring)

Can an interested party seek its costs under a CPR 5.4C application? (Re Dring)
Published on: 17 August 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Dispute Resolution analysis: In proceedings brought on behalf of Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum (UK) under CPR 5.4C, the court was asked to consider the applicant’s potential costs liability to an interested third party on notice of the application. The decision to impose a condition on the third party taking part in the proceedings not to seek costs serves as a warning to those seeking to ambush litigation by forcing a litigant to retreat for fear of costs consequences. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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