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Can you explain the background to your question please?
I’m not certain what the questions here because if the judge has ordered the defendants to pay GBP90,000 deposit, that’s what they pay. There is no argument unless the Defendant wishes to appeal it and they can only appeal if the judge has made an error of law or an error of fact.
Yes, I appreciate that it’s money on account that would presumably be to make sure that the Defendant has the costs somewhere and prevents the defendant in effect putting them beyond the claimant’s reach.
The detailed assessment may come in is more or less but if the judge has ordered GBP90,000 then it is GBP90,000 as I said before, if you want that changing then it has to go to appeal.
I’m not certain what the point is that you’re trying to make
Judges routinely pull figures out of midair based upon estimates. It is not an exact science. Your assumption is not necessarily correct. He would be expecting a figure there or thereabouts which may be higher or lower and if lower, the balance would obviously be returned.