Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 219 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Thorpe, May LJJ and Bodey J

Representation John MacDonald QC and Mark Emanuel (instructed by Bolt Burdon) for the wife.
  Jonathan Marks QC (instructed by John Welch & Stammers, Witney) for the husband.
Judgment Dates: 16 October 2002

Catchwords

Practice and procedure - Abuse of process - Striking out of action - Compromise of proceedings - Further proceedings - Finality of litigation - Judge finding wife issuing proceedings against husband in tort following compromise of ancillary relief proceedings an abuse of process.

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