Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 1381
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Lord Woolf MR and Chadwick LJ

Representation Nicholas Blake QC and Stephen Simblet (instructed by Wilson & Co) for the claimants.
  Melanie Hall (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Home Office.
Judgment Dates: 6 December 1999


Practice - Striking out - Pleading - Claimants alleging breach of duty of care - Judge striking out part of claim relating to breach of duty of care - Judge finding insufficient proximity between claimants and defendant - Whether judge correct to strike out pleading.

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