Claimants who recovered just 2% of their pleaded claim ordered to pay 50% of the Defendants’ costs

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The claimants were ordered to pay 50% of the defendants’ costs having recovered just €291,087.03 (2%) of a $16.4 million claim, with the defendants being regarded as the “successful party” for the purposes of CPR 44.2(2)(a).

ROTAM AGROCHEMICAL COMPANY LTD & ANOR v GAT MICROENCAPSULATION GMBH [2018] EWHC 3006 (COMM)