Holmes v Mainstream Ventures Ltd (t/a Town Base) [2009] EWHC 3330


It was appropriate to order a company to pay 85 per cent of a petitioner's costs of a winding up petition against the company which was dismissed by agreement. A 15 per cent disallowance of costs appropriately reflected the fact that the petition was eventually dealt with by agreement substantially on the terms of an offer which the petitioner had rejected more than six months previously.