Contract Facilities Ltd v Estate of Rees(dec’d) and others: CA 23 Jul 2003

Where a stay is sought, all the circumstances must be considered. The court must consider whether the appeal would be stifled. One must not only look at the means of the appellant himself but also consider whether the money could be raised from ‘backers or interested persons’.


[2003] EWCA Civ 1191




England and Wales

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CitedPrince Radu of Hohenzollern v Houston and Another QBD 7-Mar-2006
The claimant resided in Romania, and sought damages for libel. The magazine had obtained an order for security for costs. An offer had been made to cover the sum ordered, and no stifling could now happen.
Held: Any order for security costs in . .
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Company, Litigation Practice

Updated: 07 June 2022; Ref: scu.185524