Jaybird Group Ltd v Greenwood

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
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9 cases
  • Iesini v Westrip Holdings Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 16 October 2009
    ...at all why this extra burden should be placed upon the company.” 125 Thus in my judgment Mr Michael Wheeler QC was right in Jaybird Group Ltd v Greenwood [1986] BCLC 319, 327 to say that an indemnity as to costs in a derivative claim is not limited to impecunious claimants. The justificatio......
  • Inderjit Singh Bhullar v Jatinderjit Singh Bhullar and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 7 July 2015
    ...the principles in Wallersteiner v Moir (No. 2), courts in later cases have made pre-emptive indemnity costs orders. An example is Jaybird Group Ltd v Greenwood, decided in 1981, and reported at [1986] BCLC 319. 59 In other cases, concerns have been expressed at the implications of a minori......
  • Airey v Cordell
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 24 August 2006
    ...to the rule, but it does not follow that the test, whatever it may be for bringing a derivative claim, is satisfied. 48 Jaybird Group Limited v Greenwood [1986] BCLC 319 , was a claim for an indemnity for costs in a subsisting derivative action where there was no application to strike ou......
  • Boston Trust Company Ltd v Szerelmey Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 13 November 2020
    ...developed by Buckley LJ, explained in this way by Mr Michael Wheeler QC sitting as a judge of this court in Jaybird Group v Greenwood [1986] BCLC 319: “The principle which underlies this decision is reasonably simple and, I think, is clear. I will first enunciate it in the terms which couns......
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