|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 56|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Hobhouse, Brooke LJJ and Sir John Balcombe
|Representation||Michael Ashe QC and Richard Wilson (instructed by Wilson Browne, Northants) for the plaintiffs.|
|John Brisby QC and Barry Stancombe (instructed by Belmont Hodgson) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||13 February 1998|
Practice - Parties - Substitution - Substitution of defendant - Plaintiff seeking to substitute holding company for subsidiary which had ceased to trade - Whether substitution could be ordered - RSC Ord 15, r 7.