Corporation of Burford v Lenthall: 1743

The court considered how the Courts of Equity had dealt with orders for costs: ‘Courts of Equity have in all cases done it not from any authority but from conscience and arbitrio boni viri, as to the satisfaction on one side or other on account of vexation.’


Lord Hardwicke


(1743) 2 Atk 551


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedAndrews v Barnes CA 12-Jun-1888
The parish vicar and his churchwardens brought an action to recover a small sum paid to the members of a local committee for charitable purposes, saying the gift had been made subject to a condition which it proved impossible to fulfil.
Held: . .
CitedCorner House Research, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry CA 1-Mar-2005
The applicant sought to bring an action to challenge new rules on approval of export credit guarantees. The company was non-profit and founded to support investigation of bribery. It had applied for a protected costs order to support the . .
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Costs, Equity

Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.223267