Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 462 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 477
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Potter, Mummery and Arden LJJ

Representation Ian Croxford QC and Philip Marshall (instructed by Ince & Co) for the claimants.
  The first defendant appeared in person.
  Andrew Bodnar appeared at the invitation for the court.
Judgment Dates: 21 March 2002


Legal representation - Committal proceedings - Defendant having been adjudicated bankrupt - Defendant having been refused legal assistance for committal proceedings - Defendant seeking adjournment to make further application for assistance - Claimant offering to fund defence - Judge refusing adjournment on basis of claimant's offer - Whether appropriate for representatives of person facing imprisonment to accept funding by party seeking his imprisonment.

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