wasted costs

Not a Good Idea

One to be filed under 'Do not do this, ever'. R (Grimshaw) v LB Southwark [2013] EWHC 4504 (Admin) [Not on Bailii, I've seen a transcript] This started out well enough, as a judicial review claim of Southwark's decision to terminate temporary...

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A cautionary tale

Or the story of the warrant request that wasn't there. Hallam-Peel & Co v London Borough of Southwark [2008] EWCA Civ 1120 is a second appeal from a wasted costs order against Hallam-Peel, a legal aid housing firm, made during stay of warrant...

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