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MG v AR [2021] EWHC 3063 (Fam)

Date:18 MAR 2022
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(Family Division, Mostyn J, 16 November 2021)

Costs – Family proceedings – Application for security for costs.

The Family Division set out the principles applicable to an application for security for costs in family cases and, specifically, how the power to award costs in r 20.6 and 20.7 of the Family Procedure Rules 2010 should be exercised, and held that, in the instant case, the applicant mother had been entitled to an order for security for costs.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWHC 3063 (Fam) 
 

Case No: FD21P00329

  

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE FAMILY DIVISION 
 
Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL 
 
Date: 16 November 2021  
 
Before: 
 
MR JUSTICE MOSTYN 
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Between: 
 
  MG
Applicant 
 
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  AR 
Respondent 
 
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Oliver Woolley (instructed by Blick & Co) for the Applicant (father, and respondent to the application for security for costs 
Piers Pressdee QC (instructed by Alexiou Fisher Philipps LLP) for the Respondent (mother, and applicant for security for costs) 
 

Hearing date: 29 October 2021 

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Approved Judgment 
 
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MR JUSTICE MOSTYN 
 
This judgment was delivered in private.   The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the child and her parents must be strictly preserved.   All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with.   Failure to do so will be a contempt of court. 

Judgment: MG v AR [2021] EWHC 3063 (Fam)

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