Winning wasted costs against a private prosecutor
David Pojur secured acquittal and won substantial wasted costs against a Local Authority in an Environmental Prosecution. The Clean Air Act case saw a Company prosecuted for smoke emissions in Central London despite pending applications to be carved out of the Smoke Control Zone. The private prosecutor was on notice at an early stage of abuse of process and costs applications being launched.
Mr Pojur has written an article about the case which is available to download here.