Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 105 (Oct)
Court: Chancery Division

Pumfrey J

Representation Elizabeth Weaver (instructed by the Bower Cotton Partnership) for the petitioner.
  Mark Cunningham QC (instructed by Protopapas) for the respondents.
Judgment Dates: 8 October 2002


Practice - Company - Hearing - Petitioner applying for an order vesting powers of management and control its appointees - Respondents applying for summary judgment - Petitioner applying for both actions to be heard together - Whether application should be granted.

The Case

The petitioner's application that its petition pursuant to s459 of the be heard at the same time as the respondents' application for summary judgment was allowed on the ground that given the circumstances of the case, it was necessary that the two applications be heard together.

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