• PART 11 PART 11 — Security For Costs

    • 75. Security for costs

      (1) A defendant to any claim may apply for security for costs of the proceedings under the conditions set out in any relevant practice direction or any ADGM enactment that permits the Court to require security for costs.
      (2) Where the Court makes an order for security for costs, it will determine the amount of security and direct the manner in which and the time within which the security must be given
      (3) The Court may make an order for security for costs under this Rule if it is satisfied, having regard to all the circumstances of the case, that it is just to make such an order.
      (4) The defendant may seek an order against someone other than the claimant, and the Court may make an order for security for costs against that person if it is satisfied, having regard to all the circumstances of the case, that it is just to make such an order.
      Amended on June 1, 2017

    • 76. Security for costs of an appeal

      (1) The Court may order security for costs of an appeal against an appellant and a respondent who also appeals on the same grounds as it may order security for costs against a claimant under Rule 75.
      (2) The Court may also make an order under paragraph (1) where the appellant, or the respondent who also appeals, is a limited company and there is reason to believe that it will be unable to pay the costs of the other parties to the appeal should its appeal be unsuccessful.
      (3) Any security for costs lodged by a claimant, an appellant or a respondent who also appeals will be dealt with by the Registrar in accordance with any relevant practice direction or with the directions of the Court.