Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 03 (Mar)
Court: Chancery Division

John Martin QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation William Hicks QC and Stephen Morgan (instructed by Hugh Cartwright & Amin) for the claimants.
  Edwin Johnson (instructed by Cameron McKenna) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 1 March 2002


Pleading - Amendment - New cause of action - Proceedings arising out of alleged breach of contract by the defendant authority - Claimant seeking to amend pleading to include additional claim - Whether amendment to be allowed - s 106.

The Case

On an application by the claimants to amend the claim to plead an additional cause of action against the defendant authority, the court directed that the additional claim should be the subject of new proceedings, to be heard at the same time as the existing action.

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