Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 397 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Brooke LJ and Bodey J

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  The second defendant appeared in person and as representative of the first defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 October 2002


Practice and procedure - Judgment - Summary judgment - Disclosure - Documents - Expert evidence - Procedural unfairness - Inadequate opportunity for claimant to respond.

The Case

Where a claimant had been given insufficient opportunity to respond to the defendants' evidence, or to the judge's intention to give summary judgment, that amounted to procedural unfairness and the claimant's claims would be remitted for rehearing.

Practice Areas

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