||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 174 (Jan)
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Chadwick LJ and Sir Christopher Staughton
||Harbinder Lally (instructed by Goldens) for the claimant.
||David Worster (instructed by Challinor Lyon Clark) for the defendant.
||23 January 2002
Practice - Striking out - Abuse of process - Claimant responsible for delay - Judge giving directions - Claimant failing to follow directions - Judge striking out claim - Whether judge in error - CPR 3.4(2)(c).
Where the claimant had failed to comply with the judge's direction that a matter be set down for trial, the judge had been entitled to strike out her claim under CPR 3.4(2)(c) and there was no reason to interfere with the exercise of his discretion.
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