Settlement offers on appeal : when might costs be awarded on the indemnity basis?

Jackson, Sheryl (2013) Settlement offers on appeal : when might costs be awarded on the indemnity basis? The Proctor, 33(7), pp. 40-41.

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Abstract

In Roberts v Prendergast [2013] QCA 89 the respondent had offered to settle the appeal, purporting to make the offer under Chapter 9 Part 5 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld) (UCPR). Differing views were expressed in the Court of Appeal regarding the impact in the circumstances of the offer to settle, with the majority concluding that the appellant should pay the respondent’s costs on the standard basis.

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ID Code: 66178
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: appeals, offers to settle, costs on indemnity basis
ISSN: 1321-8794
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
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 please consult author(s)/creators.
Deposited On: 14 Jan 2014 23:22
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2014 04:48

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