Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 430 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 2558 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Gray J

Representation Richard Arnold QC and Richard Southall (instructed by Jens Hills) for the claimant.
  Andrew Sutcliffe QC and David Turner (instructed by Kennedys) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 28 November 2002


Limitation of actions - Limitation period - Time from which period runs - Negligent advice - Execution of agreement - Accrual of action - s 2.

The Case

The claimant had been summarily expelled from the pop group Oasis in 1995. His action against the defendant solicitors who in 1993 had negotiated a recording agreement to which all the then members of the group were party was held to be time barred, since in the circumstances, the cause of action had accrued when the agreement had been executed, and not when the claimant had been expelled from the group.

Practice Areas

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