Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 95 (Mar)
Court: Chancery Division

Hart J

Representation The appellant appeared in person.
  Robert Bowker (instructed by Marsons) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 7 March 2002


Practice - Striking out - Action - Claimant failing to attend hearing of defendant's application due to involvement in another set of proceedings - Judge adjourning hearing on basis that further non-attendance would result in striking out of claim - Whether strike out proportionate exercise of court's powers.

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