Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 17 (Sep)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWHC 2144 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Manchester District Registry)

Judge Bird

Representation Mark Humphries (solicitor advocate of Humphries Kerstetter LLP) for the claimants.
  David Head QC and Ciaran Keller (instructed by Dentons) for the bank.
Judgment Dates: 17 August 2017


Practice - Summary judgment - Action for damages for negligence

The Case

Practice Summary judgment. Summary judgment had to be granted to the defendant bank in respect of the claimants' negligence action against it, seeking damages arising out of the mis-selling of various interest rate hedging products in 2002 and 2004. The Mercantile Court held that the claimants had had the requisite knowledge of the material facts about the damage in respect of which damages were claimed before 29 June 2012, such that the claim was statute barred.

Practice Areas

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