Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 242 (Feb)
Court: Chancery Division

Anthony Boswood QC, sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation Peter Leighton for the third claimant.
  The first claimant appeared in person and on behalf of the remaining claimants.
  Philip Marshall (instructed by Stevenson Harwood) for the trustee.
  Fenner Moeran (instructed by Goldsmiths) for the solicitors.
Judgment Dates: 20 February 2001


Practice - Adjournment of proceedings - Application for adjournment - Claimants' solicitors withdrawing from conditional fee arrangement - Solicitors applying to be removed from record on non-payment of funds - Claimants applying for last minute adjournment - Whether application should be granted - CPR 29.7.

The Case

An application to adjourn the hearing of a case on the withdrawal of the claimants' solicitors from a conditional fee arrangement was refused and the case dismissed.

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