Rayner v The Lord Chancellor: CA 9 Nov 2015

The claimant had been a defendant in an action. He came to be awarded substantial damages and costs, but the legally aided claimant was unlikely ever to be able to pay, and he sought payment of his costs under the Regulations. The respondent said that costs in respect of a period between the transfer of the legal id order from one firm to another was not recoverable.
Held: The appeal succeeded.
McCombe, Gloster, Underhill LJJ
[2015] EWCA Civ 1124
Access to Justice Act 1999
England and Wales
Appeal fromRayner v The Lord Chancellor ChD 2-Dec-2013
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