Drew v Whitbread plc – WLR Daily

Posted February 17th, 2010 in costs, law reports by sally

Drew v Whitbread plc [2010] EWCA Civ 53; [2010] WLR (D) 41

“A party was not precluded from raising a matter before a costs judge on an assessment of costs which it had not raised before the trial judge when he exercised his discretion as to costs. Consequently a party could raise with the costs judge the issue that the case should have been a fast track case with costs assessed accordingly. The costs judge was not entitled simply to say that the costs would be assessed as if it were a fast track case but should proceed on the basis that the fact that the case should have been fast track was something to be taken into account when assessing costs.”

WLR Daily, 17th February 2010

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