Archive for the 'pleadings' Category

Berezovsky v Abramovich – WLR Daily

Berezovsky v Abramovich [2011] EWCA Civ 153; [2011] WLR (D) 59

“A claimant who applied for permission to amend his particulars of claim by reframing the loss allegedly suffered as a result of the commission of a tort was not seeking to make a new claim involving the addition or substitution of a new cause of action within the meaning of section 35 of the Limitation Act 1980.”

WLR Daily, 25th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note that once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Swain-Mason and others v Mills & Reeve (a firm) – WLR Daily

Swain-Mason and others v Mills & Reeve (a firm) [2011] EWCA Civ 14; [2011] WLR (D)

“In determining whether to grant a late application to amend a pleading a balance was always to be struck. The court was concerned with doing justice, but justice to all litigants, and thus where a last-minute amendment was sought the onus would be heavy on the amending party to show the strength of the new case and why justice to him, his opponent and other litigants required him to be able to pursue it.”

WLR Daily, 21st January 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Rymer v Director of Public Prosecutions – WLR Daily

Rymer v Director of Public Prosecutions [2010] EWHC 1848 (Admin); [2010] WLR (D) 197

“A defendant who had pleaded guilty by post in response to a written charge in respect of summary offences and who had been convicted by the justices in his absence pursuant to s 12(4) of the Magistrates’ Court Act 1980 did not have an automatic right to change his plea at a resumed hearing after the case had been adjourned for sentencing pursuant to s 12(5) of the 1980 Act.”

WLR Daily, 22nd July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Masood and others v Zahoor and others – WLR Daily

 Masood and others v Zahoor and others [2009] EWCA 650; [2009] WLR (D) 231

“Where a claimant relied on a forged document he forfeited the right to have an adjudication of his claim, and it was irrelevant that the defendant also relied on forged documents. There was no weighing or balancing exercise to be carried out.”

WLR Daily, 7th July 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk  

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Pickthall Ltd v Hill Dickinson LLP and another – WLR Daily

Pickthall Ltd v Hill Dickinson LLP and another [2009] EWCA Civ 543; [2009] WLR (D) 183

“It was an abuse of process for a party to issue proceedings on the day before the limitation period expired in the knowledge that the cause of action was vested not in him but in his trustee in bankruptcy, despite the party’s intention of later seeking an assignment of the cause of action and amending the claim form so that the assignment (which had been obtained after the expiration of the limitation period) could be pleaded.”

WLR Daily, 12th June 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Murder pleas ‘had to be dropped’ – BBC News

“Two brothers convicted of killing a bank chief expected to face a murder trial until their court case started.”

Full story

BBC News, 9th June 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Warren v The Random House Group Ltd – WLR Daily

Warren v The Random House Group Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 834; [2008] WLR (D) 242

Only in exceptional circumstances would the court permit a defendant to resile from an offer of amends made and accepted in a libel action.”

WLR daily, 17th July 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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