|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 55 (Nov)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 2683 (Ch)|
|Representation||Nicholas Strauss QC (instructed by Rosenblatt, Solicitors) for Pittville.|
|Tom de la Mare QC and Michael Watkins (instructed by Ashurst LLP) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||27 October 2016|
Practice - Civil litigation - Case management - Relief from sanctions - Claimant being assignee of original claimant - Defendants operating exclusive distribution agreement whereby first defendant appointed sole and exclusive distributor of Cuban cigars in UK - Original claimant seeking damages for alleged abuse of dominant position, misrepresentation and unlawful conspiracy Original claimant being ordered to provide security for costs - Original claimant failing to comply - Defendants appealing against order of deputy master, among other things, granting relief from sanctions imposed on original claimant for failure to comply with unless order - Whether deputy master erring.