Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 16 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Potter and Chadwick LJJ

Representation Michael Douglas QC and Ben Pilling (instructed by Morgan Cole, Swansea) for the claimant.
  John Marrin QC and Neil Hext (instructed by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert) for the defendant.
  Michael McLaren QC (instructed by Mills & Reeve, Cambridge) for the Pt 20 defendants.
Judgment Dates: 1 July 2002

Catchwords

Practice - Civil litigation - Case management - Adjournment - Defendant seeking to adjourn trial in order to allow Pt 20 proceedings to be heard together with claim - Judge finding claimant's financial position significant factor and refusing adjournment - Whether judge in error.

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