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Wasted costs—a cautionary tale (MAL v PPC)

Published on: 31 August 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Wasted costs—a cautionary tale (MAL v PPC)
  • Original news
  • What are the practical implications of this judgment?
  • Facts and chronology of events
  • First Proceedings
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  • Background to wasted costs application
  • Conduct of the litigation
  • Inproper, unreasonable and solicitor-led steps taken
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Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: The decision of Judge Seys-Llewellyn QC provides an insight into the practical application of the authorities on wasted costs, in particular the Court of Appeal decision in Ridehalgh v Horsfield and the tests of whether a solicitor has conduct of litigation and causes costs to be wasted. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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