Costs – The Court of Appeal held that the need for the claimant to have no “private interest in the outcome of case” (one of the “criteria” established in the Corner House case), is not decisive when the“interest” is not a private law interest, but one the claimant shares with the other members of his group in the protection of the environment. Also noting that the provisions of the Aarhus Convention may be relevant.
United Kingdom - Court of Appeal - R (on the application of Derek England) v Tower Hamlets London Borough Council & Team Ltd & ORS ( EWCA Civ 1742) - Summary with link to judgment
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