Costs - UCPR rr 681 and 684
Jackson, Sheryl (2009) Costs - UCPR rr 681 and 684. Proctor, 29(5), pp. 55-56.
In BHP Coal Pty Ltd v K Orenstein & Koppel AG (No 2)  QSC 64 McMurdo J considered the circumstances in which the ordinary rule under r 681 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld) (UCPR) that costs should follow the event should be departed from in favour of a party who was unsuccessful overall, but who succeeded on particular questions. When the court is satisfied that a departure from the usual order under r 681 of the UCPR is justified, it appears increasingly willing to exercise the power in r 684(2) to declare what percentage of costs was applicable to a particular issue
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||costs, UCPR rr 681 and 684, apportionment of costs, indemnity costs|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Litigation Adjudication and Dispute Resolution (180123)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Queensland Law Society|
|Deposited On:||03 Apr 2013 01:50|
|Last Modified:||24 Jul 2013 06:23|
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