Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 348 (Feb)
Court: Chancery Division

Sir Oliver Popplewell

Representation David Barnard (instructed by the Solicitor for Customs and Excise) for the claimant.
  Eamon McNicholas (instructed by Dechert) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 27 February 2001


Pleading - Particulars - Application for further particulars - Whether further particulars required.

The Case

An application for further particulars of the claimant's case, together with an application for an adjournment of the trial date based on the defendant's health, were dismissed in circumstances where nothing more was needed to clarify the claim and where the medical reports relied on failed to give details as to the defendant's inability to stand trial.

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