Costs – The leading Court of Appeal case concerning the granting of Protective Costs Orders (PCOs), in which a claimant seeks to limit his or her exposure to the defendant's legal costs. The Court held that a PCO should be granted only in exceptional cases and under certain conditions, which are discussed fully in paragraph 74 of the judgment.
United Kingdom - Court of Appeal - R (Corner House Research) v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry ( EWCA Civ 192) - Summary with link to judgment
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