Safety Net Security v Coppage, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, March 05, 2013, [2013] EWCA Civ 562

Resolution Date:March 05, 2013
Issuing Organization:Civil Division
Actores:Safety Net Security v Coppage
 
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Case No: A3/2012/2273

Neutral Citation Number: [2013] EWCA Civ 562

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)

ON APPEAL FROM THE MERCANTILE COURT (^CH)

BIRMINGHAM DISTRICT REGISTRY

(HIS HONOUR JUDGE SIMON BROWN QC)

Royal Courts of Justice

Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Tuesday, 5th March 2013

Before:

LORD JUSTICE RIX

MR JUSTICE RYDER

and

SIR STANLEY BURNTON

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Richard O' Dair (instructed by Mayflower Solicitors) appeared on behalf of the Appellant.

Mark Anderson QC and Yasmin Yailderi (instructed by Cox Cooper) appeared on behalf of the Respondent.

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Costs JudgmentLord Justice Rix:

  1. After the dismissal of this appeal, we are asked to summarily assess the costs of the respondents, who will be ordered their costs. We do summarily assess costs. The appeal, though set down for a day-and-a-half, has taken just over half a day. The costs that we are asked to assess total £28,356 plus travelling expenses of £258, some £28,500. £3,000 of that represents a form of success fee on a partial CFA entered into by Mr Anderson QC. He tells us that his normal fee would be about £10,000, but that he was prepared to agree to a success fee if the appeal was dismissed, which it has been, of £13,500, and if he failed to obtain dismissal of the appeal, his fee would be £7,500. First...

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