Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 385 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 368
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Ward, Chadwick and Mance LJJ

Representation Simon Howarth (instructed by Vizard Oldham) for the claimant.
  Mark Pelling (instructed by Squire & Co) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 March 2002

Catchwords

Practice - Striking out - Previous action being struck out for failure to comply with directions - Claimant issuing second action seeking to re-litigate same issues - Judge striking out second action as abuse of process - Whether judge in error - Whether appropriate to strike out original action.

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