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

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


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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