Inquest costs: the SCCO rules on proportionality and other preliminary costs issues arising from a death in custody claim

Master Gordon-Saker

In the course of a detailed assessment relating to the costs arising from a death in custody claim, Master Gordon-Saker tackles proportionality, costs of attending criminal proceedings and the inquest, complaints to the IPCC and the reasonableness of instructing London solicitors

POWELL & ORS v THE CHIEF CONSTABLE OF WEST MIDLANDS POLICE [2018] EWHC B12 (COSTS)