Menu

Security For Costs of Legal Action

In General

Security for costs is money that a plaintiff is ordered to provide to the court as a condition of continuing with a claim or execution proceeding, and which will be applied on any costs order that may be made against the plaintiff. It provides a safeguard to the defendant in financial terms so as to ensure that he is not unduly burdened by having to bear his own costs in defending claims by plaintiffs who may be unable or unwilling to pay costs to the defendant when ordered by the court.

In principle, there is no requirement to furnish security of any kind for the ……

Want this content? Enter your email and get it now!

Simply enter your email address and a verification link will be sent to unlock this content.