Baxbex Pty Ltd v Bickle (No2) [2009] QSC 270

Procedure – Costs – Departing from the general rule – Order for costs on an indemnity basis – where respondent sought costs of and incidental to the originating application to be assessed on the indemnity basis – where applicant did not oppose an order for costs being made on the standard basis but not an indemnity basis – where the applicant on this application had not acted “irresponsibly” in persisting with this application – where the applicant’s solicitor’s request that the respondent’s solicitor articulate the alleged non-compliance was not responded to – whether it was an appropriate case to depart from the usual order concerning costs

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