Re Biddencare Ltd: ChD 1994

The court set out the principles applicable on making a Beddoe application. The court should consider the strength of the case, the likely costs order in the eventual proceedings, and the justice of the application itself.
Mary Arden QC
[1994] 2 BCLC 160

  • Cited – In re Beddoe, Downes v Cottam CA 1893
    In case of doubt as to the desirability of the intended proceedings (whether as plaintiff or defendant), trustees may apply to the court for directions. This will protect the trustees from adverse costs orders. If given leave to sue or defend by the . .
    [1893] 1 Ch 547

Cited by:

  • Cited – Alsop Wilkinson v Neary and Others ChD 4-Nov-1994
    The second defendant, a solicitor, had fraudulently taken money from trusts, and paid money into trusts for his own family. It was claimed that the payments were intended to defeat the recovery of the funds. The trustees sought protection on costs . .
    Independent 03-Nov-94, Times 04-Nov-94, [1995] 1 All ER 431

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Updated: 09 December 2020; Ref: scu.198266