Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 155 (Jan)
Court: Chancery Division

Sir Donald Rattee

Representation Michael Green (instructed by Farrer & Co) for the claimant.
  Clive Hugh Jones (instructed by Eversheds, Nottingham) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 22 January 2002


Practice - Summary judgment - Entitlement to summary judgment - Claimant ousted from management buy out team - Claimant applying for summary judgment for damages for breach of contract - Whether defendant having real prospect of successfully defending case - CPR Pt 24.

The Case

It was impossible for the court to reach the conclusion that there was no reasonable prospect of the defendants succeeding in defending the case at trial, accordingly the claimant's application for summary judgment would be dismissed.

Practice Areas

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