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Painting v University of Oxford

LTL 3/2/2005; [2005] PIQR Q5; Times, February 15, 2005 2007-04-13

Where the claimant had been found to have intentionally exaggerated her claim, and on that basis the defendant could be viewed to have been the overall winning party despite having its payment into court beaten, the defendant was entitled to its costs since the court was bound to take into account the conduct of the parties and the absence by the claimant of any intention to settle the matter.