||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 474 (May)
||Queen's Bench Division
Douglas Brown J
||Hugh Evans (instructed by Kingsley Napley) for the claimant.
||Martin Spencer (instructed by Beachcroft Wansbroughs) for the first defendant.
||Sue Carr (instructed by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert) for the second defendant.
||30 May 2002
Practice - Summary judgment - No real prospects of success - Claimant issuing proceedings against former legal advisors - Defendants applying for summary judgment and/or to strike out - Whether defendants to be given summary judgment - Whether claim to be struck out - CPR, Pt 24.
On an application for summary judgment the court struck out the claimant's action in negligence against his former solicitors and counsel which he alleged led to the loss of an action for damages against a medical practitioner , on the ground that there was no reasonable prospect of success.
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