Litigation Friend

Costs Orders Against Litigation Friends | Court of Appeal Decision

In June 2019 Mr Justice Morgan examined a long line of authority ranging in date from 1727 to 1921 to determine important issues as to the circumstances in which litigation friends can or should be ordered to pay other parties’ costs, and where orders for costs might be made in their favour.

BARKER V CONFIÀNCE LTD & ORS [2019] EWHC 1401 (CH)

Costs Orders Against And In Favour Of Litigation Friends

Mr Justice Morgan examined a long line of authority in this case ranging in date from 1727 to 1921 to determine important issues as to the circumstances in which litigation friends should be ordered to pay other parties’ costs, and where orders for costs might be made in their favour.

disclosure

Entitlement to costs: Costs in relation to pre-commencement disclosure and orders for disclosure against a non-party