Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 195 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2011] EWHC 1460 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Christopher Pymont QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation Charles Samek QC and Joanne Sefton (instructed by Speechly Bircham LLP) for the claimant.
  James Evans (instructed by Geldards LLP) for C and W.
  Andrew Moran and James Mather (instructed by Kingsley Napley LLP) for the first, second and third defendants.
Judgment Dates: 9 June 2011

Catchwords

PRACTICE - PARTIES - JOINDER OF PARTIES - JOINDER OF DEFENDANT - CLAIMANT BRINGING PROCEEDINGS FOR, INTER ALIA, WRONGFUL DISMISSAL - DEFENDANTS ALLEGING FRAUD INVOLVING RELATED COMPANY (A LTD) AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS - COURT MAKING ORDER JOINING A LTD AS THIRD DEFENDANT TO CLAIM AND ALLOWING DEFENDANTS TO COUNTERCLAIM AGAINST CLAIMANT - COURT ALLOWING THIRD DEFENDANTS TO ISSUE NEW CLAIM AGAINST OTHER INDIVIDUALS - CLAIMANT APPLYING FOR SECURITY OF COSTS AGAINST THIRD DEFENDANT - CLAIMANT AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS APPLYING FOR ORDER TO BE SET ASIDE OR NOT CONTINUED - CPR 19.2 - EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS, ART 6.

The Case

PRACTICE PARTIES. The Chancery Division of the High Court dismissed an application by the claimants and two other parties to have an order of the court set aside that had joined the third defendant to the employment action and had allowed the order to be made without notice. It further made an order for security of costs against the first defendant.

Practice Areas

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