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COSTS: Turning the tables: costs orders against claimants’ solicitors

02 August 2013  

Judith Bloor and Christopher Malla assess the implications of Flatman v Germany; Weddall v Barchester Health Care Ltd

In Flatman v Germany; Weddall v Barchester Health Care Ltd [2013], the Court of Appeal held that the funding of disbursements did not render claimants’ solicitors liable to pay the defendants’ costs, although disclosure was ordered to allow further investigations.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Dymocks Franchise Systems (NSW) Pty Ltd v Todd & ors [2004] 1 WLR 2807

    Flatman v Germany; Weddall v Barchester Health Care Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 278

    Tolstoy-Miloslavsky v Aldington [1996] 1 WLR 736