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Litigation

03 December 2019
Chris Ross Unfair prejudice saga – Court of Appeal tries to impose some order

United Kingdom - RPC

The Court of Appeal recently sought to impose some order on an unfair prejudice petition which had been mired in wrangling over pleadings for six years. The decision shows that parties presenting an unfair prejudice petition should ensure that it sets out the grounds for relief as these cannot, in general, later be extended in the points of claim. Where points of claim lack particularity or disclose no basis for the relief sought, requests for further information or applications to strike out should be brought promptly.

Authors: Chris Ross, Daniel Hemming
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