|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 08 (Nov)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Chadwick and Wilson LJJ
|Representation||David Giles (instructed by Morgan Hall) for the claimant.|
|Thomas Oxton (instructed by Akal) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||1 November 2005|
Practice - Conduct of proceedings - Natural justice - Fair hearing - Judge refusing to grant defendant's application for adjournment on medical grounds - Judge denying defendant opportunity to make closing submissions - Whether conduct of trial up to standard of fairness required by law.