Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 447 (Mar)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Hart J

Representation David Ashton (instructed by Fisher Jones Greenwood) for the first defendant.
  Gilead Cooper (instructed by Ince & Co) for the Pt 20 defendant.
Judgment Dates: 27 March 2002

Catchwords

Practice - Striking out - Action - First defendant's husband selling shares in company to claimant - Parties entering into agreement granting first defendant option to purchase shares in company - Court deciding on true construction of option agreement - First defendant issuing Pt 20 proceedings against solicitor's firm instructed to exercise share option - First defendant applying to amend particulars of claim - First defendant applying to strike action out - Whether action should be struck out - Whether court should permit amendment of particulars of claim.

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