Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 524 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1104
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Laws, Jonathan Parker and Keene LJJ

Representation Mary O'Rourke (instructed by Radcliffes Le Brasseur) for the doctor.
  Mark Shaw QC (instructed by Field Fisher Waterhouse) for the GMC.
  Conor Gearty (instructed by Graham John) for the claimants.
  Gordon Pollock QC and Paul Stanley (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Lord Chancellor as intervener.
  Eleanor Grey (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) as advocate to the court.
Judgment Dates: 31 July 2002

Catchwords

Natural justice - Judge - Bias - Lord justice refusing paper application for permission to appeal - Permission to appeal being granted by two different lords justices after oral hearing - Whether lord justice who had refused initial application should recuse himself from hearing of substantive appeal on ground of apparent bias.

The Case

An application for recusal of a member of the Court of Appeal before whom an appeal was listed, on the ground that he had refused the initial paper application for leave to appeal, was refused.

Practice Areas

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