||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 30 (Apr)
|| EWHC 906 (Ch)
John Martin QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court
||The claimant appeared in person.
||Richard Edwards (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP) for the defendants.
||4 April 2012
Tort - Professional negligence - Solicitor - Conduct of defence - Copyright - Making copies of recording - Performance - Defendant solicitors acting for claimant in previous litigation for copyright infringement - Claimant unsuccessful in defence of claim - Claimant bringing proceedings alleging negligence by defendant solicitors in conduct of defence - Defendants applying for strike out of action and for summary judgment - Whether application to be granted.
Tort Professional negligence. The Chancery Division of the High Court granted an application by the defendants, a solicitor and firm of solicitors, for strike out and for summary judgment in respect of a claim made against them for alleged negligent conduct of a defence concerning a claim for the infringement of performance rights in respect of CDs containing concert performances by the late Jimi Hendrix.
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