Thomas Watts and Co (Suing As a Firm) v Smith: CA 14 Oct 1996

Adjourned application for leave to appeal against order for security for costs of appeal.
Nourse LJ, Auld LJ, Russell LJ
[1996] EWCA Civ 720
England and Wales
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See AlsoThomas Watts and Co (a Firm) v Smith CA 16-Mar-1998
The court considered the status of an untaxed solicitor’s bill of costs against a client for whom he had acted in defamation proceedings. Sir Richard Scott V-C said: ‘It is a fact that [the client] never entered into any contract to pay the sums as . .

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Updated: 09 June 2021; Ref: scu.140587