Excalibur Ventures Llc v Texas Keystone Inc and Others: CA 18 Nov 2016

Excalibur had entered into a conditional fee agreement with its solicitors to suport its intended claim against the respondents. Funders had advanced some andpound;13m to take the mater forward.

Tomlinson, Gloster, David Richards LJJ
[2016] EWCA Civ 1144
Senior Courts Act 1981 51(3)
England and Wales
CitedHamilton v Al Fayed and Others (No 2) CA 17-May-2002
The claimant had lost a libel action and been bankrupted. The defendant sought to recover his costs from those who had financially supported the claimant. He now appealed a dismissal of his request for contributions.
Held: An order for the . .
Appeal fromExcalibur Ventures Llc v Texas Keystone Inc and Others ComC 3-Feb-2015
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CitedDymocks Franchise Systems (NSW) Pty Ltd v Todd and others (No. 2) PC 21-Jul-2004
PC (New Zealand) Costs were sought against a non-party, following an earlier determination by the Board.
Held: Jurisdiction to make such an order was not complete. Where the order sought was against a . .
CitedExcalibur Ventures Llc v Texas Keystone Inc and Others ComC 28-Jun-2011
The court gave its reasons for the grant of an order restraining the claimant from also pursuing arbitration proceedings at the International Court of Arbitration.
Held: Gloster J was, found on the evidence then before her a strong arguable . .

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Updated: 02 November 2021; Ref: scu.571747