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COSTS: Show me the money

05 October 2016  

Rick Brown and Victoria Cowan examine recent case law on security for costs post judgment

Security for costs orders are regularly sought at an early stage of a claim by defendants seeking to protect their ability to recover costs from an unsuccessful claimant, but, until recently, there has been limited case law relating to whether they can be applied for post judgment. This was discussed at length in the recent case of Republic of Djibouti v Boreh [2016].

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Dar International FEF v Aon Ltd [2003] EWCA Civ 1833; [2004] 1 WLR 1395

    Dawnus Sierra Leone Ltd v Timis Mining Corporation Ltd & anor [2016] EWHC B19 (TCC)

    Eli Lilly and Company Ltd v Neopharma & anor [2012] EWHC 2297 (Ch)

    Excalibur Ventures LLC v Texas Keystone Inc & ors [2013] EWHC 4278 (Comm)

    Meridian International Services Ltd v Richardson & ors [2008] EWCA Civ 490

    Republic of Djibouti & ors v Boreh & others [2016] EWHC 1035 (Comm)

    Republic of Kazakhstan v Istil Group Inc [2005] EWHC 2309 (Comm)

    Stokors SA v IG Markets Ltd & anor [2013] EWHC 631 (Comm)