Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 162 (Oct)
Court: Chancery Division

Ferris J

Representation Catherine Roberts (instructed by Steptoe & Johnson) for the claimant.
  Andrew Moran (instructed by Reed Smith Warner Cranston) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 11 October 2002


Practice - Service - Company - Service of claim form on defendant at address in London - Whether place of business established by defendant in Great Britain - Whether claim form validly served - ,.

The Case

The court upheld the decision of the master whereby he held that a claim form was not validly served on the defendant at an address in London on the ground that the defendant had not established a place of business in Great Britain at that address.

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