Costs: Taking responsibility

Sarah Jane Lenihan suggests circumstances when it may be appropriate to seek a costs order against a non-party ‘The court has discretion to order a non-party to pay costs, where it believes it is just to do so, and the non-party is connected with the litigation.’ Most family lawyers will have a client at one …
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Cases Referenced

  • Capita Translation and Interpreting Ltd [2015] EWFC 5
  • Globe Equities Ltd v Globe Legal Services Ltd & ors [1999] EWCA Civ 3023
  • HB v PB [2013] EWHC 1956 (Fam)
  • Kelly v South Manchester Health Authority [1997] 3 All ER 274
  • Phillips v Symes [2004] EWHC 2330 (Ch); [2008] UKHL 1
  • R v Applied Language Solutions Ltd [2013] EWCA Crim 326