Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 63 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 1595 (Comm)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court

Stephen Males QC (sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court)

Representation Ian Croxford QC and Thomas Lazur (instructed by Watson Burton LLP) for the claimant.
  Alan Maclean QC and Edward Harrison (instructed by Crawford) for the first and second defendant.
  The third defendant did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 13 June 2012


Contract - Construction - Parties to contract - Agreement being made between parties regarding commission to be paid to claimant - Claimant beginning proceedings for commission - First and second defendants applying for striking out of claim against them - Whether claim against first and third defendants having arguable prospect of success - Whether agreement binding on first and second defendants.

The Case

Contract Construction. The Commercial Court of the Queen's Bench Division held that the claimant's claim against the first and second defendants would be set aside, where there was no sufficiently arguable case that either defendant would be liable to make payments under the relevant agreement.

Practice Areas

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