A trustee who defended a claim would always be at risk of an order to pay the costs personally even if advised by counsel to defend if he did not seek a protective Beddoe order before defending.
Times 21-Aug-1998, Gazette 16-Sep-1998
England and Wales
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 . .
These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 25 January 2021; Ref: scu.89271