Regina v Miller and Glennie; Miller v- Glennie: 1983

The question was whether or not the litigants had incurred liability for costs in cases in which they had been supported by their employer.
Held: Where the solicitor is on the record for the client in the litigation, there is a rebuttable presumption that the client is liable to pay his solicitors.


Lloyd J


[1983] 1 WLR 1056, [1983] 1 All ER 978

Cited by:

CitedMiskin, Miskin v St John Vaughan SCCO 18-Sep-2002
The claimants resisted an order to pay the VAT element awarded on the defendant’s legal costs. The revenue had been unable to state clearly whether the defendant would be able to recover VAT, in which case it would not be payable, or the reverse. It . .
CitedMeretz Investments Nv and Another v ACP Ltd and others ChD 14-Nov-2007
The parties disputed the success of a sale by a mortgagee in possession of various properties. The parties disputed the apportionment of costs.
Held: The appeal failed. Where there is no express agreement concerning the division of costs, a . .
CitedCommissioner of the Police of the Metropolis v Logan EAT 31-Oct-2002
The applicant police officer sought an order for his costs. The Commissioner objected, saying that since his costs were being met by the Police Federation, he himself had no costs to claim.
Held: ‘I cannot see that this case differs in any way . .
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Crime, Costs

Updated: 08 May 2022; Ref: scu.182889