Reid v Cupper: 1915

A judge was entitled to make an order setting off one party’s costs in an action against the other party’s costs in a different action by reliance not on the language of Order LXV r 14, but on the old discretionary practice of the courts. The court described the courts ‘equitable jurisdiction to do what was fair’ when they were considering whether to allow one judgment to be set off against another.

Buckley J, Pickford LJ
[1915] 2 KB 147
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedSonia Burkett, Regina (on the Application of) v London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham CA 15-Oct-2004
The appellant challenged an order for costs after dismissal of her application for judicial review of the respondent’s planning decision. The claimant had been granted legal aid at about the time of the bringing in of the new legal aid scheme. The . .

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Updated: 18 January 2022; Ref: scu.216500