Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 155 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Lloyd, Moore-Bick LJJ and Sir Paul Kennedy

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  The defendant appeared by his representative.
Judgment Dates: 11 November 2005


Practice - Adjournment of proceedings - Trial - Whether judge correct to refuse application for adjournment to enable defendant to obtain legal representation.

The Case

Where it was appropriate that the defendant, and if possible the claimant, should have the benefit of legal representation at trial, the judge's refusal to adjourn the trial to enable the defendant to obtain legal representation would be set aside.

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