|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 42|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Staughton, Otton and Robert Walker LJJ
|Representation||Richard Jacobs (instructed by Travers Smith Braithwaite) for the defendants.|
|Timothy King QC and Adrian Lyon (instructed by Hill Dickinson David Campbell, Liverpool) for the plaintiffs.|
|Judgment Dates:||29 October 1997|
Practice - Writ served within limitation period - Writ defective because lacking particularity - Statement of claim curing defect in writ - Statement of claim served without leave after expiry of limitation period - Whether action should be struck out - RSC Ord 18, r 1, Ord 20, r 5.