Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2010] All ER (D) 116 (May)
Neutral Citation: [2010] EWHC 1011 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division, Leeds District Registry
Judge:

Judge Behrens sitting as a judge of the High Court

Representation Lisa Linklater (instructed by Optima Legal, Bradford) for the claimant.
  Roger Andre (instructed by Berymans Lace Mawer, Manchester) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 6 May 2010

Catchwords

Practice - Parties - Substitution - Substitution of claimant - Application to substitute subsidiary of claimant company as claimant - Mistake relating to name of claimant company - District judge permitting substitution - Whether district judge erring - CPR 19.5, .

The Case

Practice Parties. The Chancery Division allowed the defendant's appeal against a decision by a district judge to allow the claimant company permission pursuant to CPR 19.5, to substitute the claimant in circumstances where there had been a mistake as to the claimant's name.

Practice Areas

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