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Harry Potter and the Order of the High Court – The Lawyer

“The man who is suing Harry Potter author JK Rowling and publishers Bloomsbury has been ordered by the High Court to pay £1.6m as security for costs or the claim will be struck out.”

Full story

The Lawyer, 6th April 2011

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Holy man looks set to drop libel case – The Independent

“An Indian Sikh holy man who is suing a journalist in the British courts for libel has been ordered to put up quarter of million pounds in security costs in order to pursue the case further.”

Full story

The Independent, 1st February 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Huscroft v P & O Ferries Ltd – WLR Daily

Huscroft v P & O Ferries Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 148; [2010] WLR (D) 348

“CPR r 3.1(3), which permitted a court to attach conditions to the making of an order, was intended to control the future conduct of proceedings and not to punish previous misconduct.”

WLR Daily, 4th January 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

ENE Kos 1 Ltd v Petroleo Brasilieiro SA – WLR Daily

ENE Kos 1 Ltd v Petroleo Brasilieiro SA [2009] EWCA Civ 1127; [2009] WLR (D) 313

“The effective date of a payment into court where payment was made by cheque, whether a sterling cheque or a foreign currency cheque, was the date when the cheque was lodged in the court fund office.”

WLR Daily, 4th November 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

 

Carver v BAA plc – Times Law Reports

Carver v BAA plc

Court of Appeal

“Where a claimant had obtained judgment as to liability and had been awarded damages exceeding an earlier payment-in, the judge was none the less empowered to award costs in favour of the losing party or to make no order for costs.”

The Times, 4th June 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Carver v BAA plc – WLR Daily

Carver v BAA plc [2008] EWCA Civ 412; [2008] WLR (D) 122

Where a claimant had obtained judgment as to liability, and an award in damages of a sum exceeding an earlier payment in, a judge was empowered by CPR r 36.14(1) to adopt a broad approach when considering costs and the question whether the result was ‘more advantageous’ vis à vis a refused payment in, and he was entitled if appropriate to award costs in favour of a losing party or to make no order for costs.”

WLR Daily, 23rd April 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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