Claimants recovers interest on loan from their solicitors

In General Litigation by AAH

JEFFREY JONES & ORS v (1) SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE (2) COAL PRODUCTS LTD (2013) – [2013] EWHC 1023 (QB) – QBD (Swift J) 03/05/2013

Successful claimants recovered interests charged by their solicitors on loan to pay their disbursements. The High Court held that this was at the discretion of the court and should be allowed. The arrangement with lawyers were more generous to the claimants than it would have been with commercial lender.