Circuit Judge upholds £40,000 reduction to reasonable costs on grounds of proportionality

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HHJ Auerbach upholds decision to reduce “reasonable” base costs of £115,906.09 to £75,000 on grounds of proportionality having regard to each of the factors in CPR 44.3(5).

SARAH JANE REYNOLDS v ONE STOP STORES LIMITED (HHJ Auerbach, the County Court at Norwich and at Cambridge, 21 September 2018)