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High Court: security for costs application cannot be used to avoid enforcement of arbitration award

A security of costs application relating to a court challenge to an arbitration award cannot be used as a way of avoiding enforcement of the award, the High Court has ruled. Mr Justice Picken said the position was no different because a litigation funder was involved.

April 12th, 2018 | No Comments »

ARAG ATE policy meets requirements of security for costs, High Court rules

The High Court has overturned a ruling that an ARAG after-the-event (ATE) insurance policy was not good enough security for costs, it has emerged. ARAG said it showed that defendants will use the ATE policy as a way of making life difficult for the claimant.

February 6th, 2013 | Comments Off on ARAG ATE policy meets requirements of security for costs, High Court rules

High Court: security for costs order for defendant with CFA should include 100% uplift

A security for costs order in favour of a defendant funded by a conditional fee agreement (CFA) should include a 100% success fee, the High Court ruled last week. It also said a party should not be forced to disclose the full agreement so as to gain such an order.

July 30th, 2012 | Comments Off on High Court: security for costs order for defendant with CFA should include 100% uplift