What is the legal standard for success in an event?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from S.R.M. v. N.G.T.M., 2017 BCSC 34 (CanLII):

Success in the event has been interpreted as “substantial success”: see Fotheringham v. Fotheringham, 2001 BCSC 1321, 13 C.P.C. (5th) 302, leave to appeal ref’d 2002 BCCA 454. In Fotheringham, Mr. Justice Bouck described this standard as follows:

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