Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 310 (Nov)
Court: Chancery Division

Lewison J

Representation The company appeared by its representative.
  Martin Ouwehand (instructed by Olswang) for the petitioner.
Judgment Dates: 23 November 2005


Company - Petition - Compulsory winding up - Application by company to strike out winding up petition - Whether application should be granted - Consideration of relevant facts.

The Case

On the company's application to strike out a winding up petition presented against it, the application was dismissed in circumstances where the court was satisfied that the petition could not be said to be an abuse of process which should be struck out at that stage.

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