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Stephens v School of Oriental and African Studies

8 February 2001
The issues

Costs order in first action – whether second action arising out of substantially the same facts could be stayed

The decision

Where a party failed to satisfy an order for costs in early proceedings that were struck out for want of prosecution it was reasonable for the Court to stay subsequent proceedings arising out of substantially the same facts.

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