Dispute resolution and mediation

The Court of Appeal dismissed a defendants’ appeal against an order requiring them to pay 75% of the claimants’ costs of the claim, despite the overall outcome at trial being less advantageous to the claimants than the defendants’ settlement offer.

This shows the risks of prevarication in relation to mediation.

(Thakkar and another v Patel and another [2017] EWCA Civ 117)

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