Ahern v Aon Risk Services Australia Ltd (No 2) [2022] NSWCA 39 (18 March 2022) (Meagher, White and Brereton JJA)


Catchwords:


COSTS – application for specified gross sum costs order under Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW), s 98(4)(c) – where history of delay and aggravation in litigation between parties – where unchallenged evidence as to actual costs incurred – where expert costs assessor’s evidence challenged – whether appropriate to make order – quantification of gross sum to be awarded – appropriate discount