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United Kingdom - Court of Appeal - Compton v Wiltshire Primary Care Trust ([2008] EWCA Civ 749) - Summary with link to judgement

Costs – The Court of Appeal held that the “criteria” established in the Corner House case regarding the granting of Protective Costs Orders (PCOs) have general applicability, but must not be dealt with too restrictively. Specific reference was made to the criteria of “general public importance”, “private interest” and “exceptionality”.

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