Kearns v Kemp and another

Costs – Order for costs. The claimant issued libel proceedings against the defendants in respect of five tweets. He subsequently discontinued the claim. The first defendant sought indemnity costs and both defendants sought payment on account. The Queen's Bench Division ordered a portion of the first defendant's costs to be paid on the indemnity basis due to his unreasonable conduct. It further made orders for payment on account to both defendants.

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