|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| 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.