Dunnett lives on
The recent Court of Appeal decision in the conjoined cases of Halsey v Milton Keynes NHS Trust and Steel v Joy and Halliday has reignited the debate over the awarding of costs sanctions on the grounds of a party's refusal to mediate. Tony Allen looks at how the argument is shaping up
On 11 May, 2004, the Court of Appeal handed down its eagerly awaited judgment in the conjoined appeals of Halsey v Milton Keynes NHS Trust and Steel v Joy and Halliday. The court was given the opportunity to look at when it might order costs against a successful party who refused to mediate at the invitation of the unsuccessful party.
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