Procedure: Dissolved defendants

Simon Hughes and Isabelle Knight examine the implications of the recent Court of Appeal decision in Cowley v LW Carlisle Ltd [2020] ‘The Court of Appeal has now confirmed that the court does have the power to strike out a claim under its general case management powers, independently of jurisdiction arguments.’ In an appeal before …
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Cases Referenced

  • Cowley v LW Carlisle Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 227
  • Hoddinott v Persimmon Homes (Wessex) Ltd [2007] EWCA Civ 1203
  • Peaktone Ltd v Joddrell [2012] EWCA Civ 1035