Greenwich Ltd v National Westminster Bank Plc and Others: ChD 13 Apr 1999

It is permissible for a court to order security for costs to be paid against a plaintiff limited company incorporated out of the jurisdiction, provided it appeared just to do so. There is no need to satisfy the apparent requirements of the Companies Acts.
Residence in the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man will satisfy the condition of foreign residence.

Times 13-Apr-1999, Gazette 06-May-1999, [1999] 2 Lloyds Rep 308
Companies Act 1985 726, Rules of the Supreme Court Order 23 r 1(1)(a)
England and Wales
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CitedMG v AR FD 16-Nov-2021
Family Case: Costs Security depends on Case Merits
Application for security for costs in family cases.
Held: In contrast to civil cases generally, in a family case the merits of the application and the strength of the defence necessarily have to be carefully considered. It is only by . .

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Litigation Practice, Costs

Updated: 22 November 2021; Ref: scu.81018