Brighten v Traino (No 2) [2019] NSWCA 203 (16 August 2019) (Basten JA; Gleeson JA; Brereton JA)


Catchwords:


COSTS – reinstatement of costs order at trial – offer of compromise in relation to appeal – early ‘walk away’ offer – no evidence of costs incurred – whether genuine compromise – whether appeal doomed to fail – offerors’ position not explained – Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW), r 20.26