Compromise agreements: No second chances

Andrew Roy considers the implications of a recent High Court decision on impecuniosity ‘Had the claimant been impecunious his proper course, with reference to the need for finality in litigation, was to seek an adjournment of the hearing below.‘ In Wadhwani v Ingenious Media Holdings Ltd [2018] HHJ Walden-Smith, sitting as a judge of the …
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Cases Referenced

  • Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (In Liquidation) v Ali (No 1) [2001] UKHL 8
  • Barton v Wright Hassall LLP [2018] UKSC 12
  • Higgins v Swanlea Ltd [2016] EWHC 1147 (Ch)
  • Khanty-Mansiysk Recoveries Ltd v Forsters LLP [2018] EWCA Civ 89
  • Ladd v Marshall [1954] EWCA Civ 1
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust v Howard [2002] UKEAT 861/01/1408
  • Wadhwani v Ingenious Media Holdings Ltd & anor [2018] EWHC 350 (QB)