Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 49 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Schiemann, Sedley LJJ and Charles J

Representation Michael Mulholland (instructed by Pollard Bower & Co, Burnley) for the claimant.
  Nigel Poole (instructed by Whittles, Manchester) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 6 March 2002


Action - Dismissal - Abuse of process of the court - Defendant bringing Pt 20 claim against claimant in earlier proceedings - Defendant settling earlier proceedings and discontinuing Pt 20 claim - Claimant bringing proceedings against defendant - Defendant again bringing Pt 20 claim against claimant - Whether Pt 20 claim an abuse of process of the court.

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