Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2018] All ER (D) 68 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2018] EWCA Civ 89
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Sir James Munby P, Lewison and King LJJ

Representation Simon Davenport QC and Robert Strang (instructed by Humphries Kerstetter LLP) for the appellant.
  Jamie Smith QC and Anthony Jones (instructed by Womble Bond Dickinson LLP) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 7 February 2018


Practice - Settlement - Construction

The Case

Practice Settlement. A settlement agreement previously agreed by the defendant solicitors had been worded in a manner to cover the claim in negligence presently sought to be brought against them by the claimant, who had purportedly acquired such claims against the defendant as a result of a liquidation. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, accordingly dismissed the claimant appeal against the grant of summary judgment.

Practice Areas

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