Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 319 (May)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Pumfrey J

Representation Mark Vanhegan (instructed by Greenwoods, Peterborough) for the claimant.
  L appeared in person.
Judgment Dates: 22 May 2003

Catchwords

Practice and procedure - Parties - Representation - Employee of defendant companies seeking permission to represent companies - Factors to be considered - CPR 39.6.

The Case

The Civil Procedure Rules did not create a coherent principle as to when the court should exercise its discretion to grant its permission in accordance with CPR39.6, although it provided that permission should be refused in jury trials and contempt proceedings. In deciding whether to grant permission, it was important that the court was satisfied that the arrangements for representation would result in proper disclosure.

Practice Areas

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