‘Unreasonableness’: costs applications in the Small Claims Court by Joe England

‘Unreasonableness’: costs applications in the Small Claims Court by Joe England

11th May 2017

In what circumstance should a Court determine that a Party to proceedings has behaved unreasonably, for the purpose of awarding Costs in small claims court?

Joe England analyses the important decision from The Court of Appeal in Dammermann v Lanyon Bowdler LLP [2017] EWCA Civ 269, which provides guidance on the meaning of ‘unreasonableness’, in the context of costs applications in the Small Claims Court, and more general guidance on when costs on that track should be awarded.

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