|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 273 (Mar)|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division|
|Representation||The claimants did not appear and were not represented.|
|Simon Monty (instructed by Pinsent Curtis Biddle) for the first defendant and (instructed by Ince & Co) for the second defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||19 March 2002|
Action - Dismissal - Abuse of process - Collateral attack on final decision of court of competent jurisdiction in previous proceedings - First claimant having had full opportunity of contesting decision in previous proceedings - First claimant being convicted in Crown Court on drug trafficking charges - First claimant's appeal being dismissed - Criminal Cases Review Commission rejecting first claimant's application - Claimant bringing action against former solicitors and counsel - First claimant's relatives and companies also bringing proceedings - Whether proceedings abuse of process.