QOCS: costs orders enforceable against damages awards obtained against other defendants

July 18, 2018

Where a claimant in a QOCS case sues multiple defendants and recovers damages against one or more of them, any successful defendants with costs awards in their favour can enforce them against those damages, the Court of Appeal has decided – but only if the damages are obtained pursuant to a court order rather than a settlement embodied in a Tomlin order.

Click here to read the full case note on Cartwright v Venduct by Alice Nash.

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