WHEN WILL A LITIGATION FRIEND BE REQUIRED TO PAY THE OTHER PARTY’S COSTS?

A recent decision, see https://www.civillitigationbrief.com/2020/08/24/when-should-a-litigation-friend-be-liable-for-costs-interesting-court-of-appeal-decision/ - may have made it more difficult for a successful party to recover their costs from a litigation fried (a litigation friend is required to make decisions for a party who is a minor or lacks capacity). The Court rejected the idea, that if the party would have been ordered to pay the other side's…

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