Mauroux v Sociedade Comercial Abel Pereira da Fonseca SARL: 1972

The jurisdiction to order a legal professional to pay costs is primarily compensatory. The jurisdiction should not be attracted merely because of the lawyer’s bona fide mistake or error of judgment.

[1972] 2 All ER 1085, [1972] 1 WLR 962
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedRidehalgh v Horsefield; Allen v Unigate Dairies Ltd CA 26-Jan-1994
Guidance for Wasted Costs Orders
Guidance was given on the circumstances required for the making of wasted costs orders against legal advisers. A judge invited to make an order arising out of an advocate’s conduct of court proceedings must make full allowance for the fact that an . .

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Legal Professions, Costs

Updated: 19 November 2021; Ref: scu.279001