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Court clarifies test for adding a party under CPR 19.2(2)(b) (PeCe Beheer v Alevere)

Court clarifies test for adding a party under CPR 19.2(2)(b) (PeCe Beheer v Alevere)
Published on: 09 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court clarifies test for adding a party under CPR 19.2(2)(b) (PeCe Beheer v Alevere)
  • Practical implications
  • Facts
  • What is the test to be applied when an application is made to add a new party under CPR 19.2(2)(b)?
  • Court details

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court has considered the test the court should apply when a party makes an application to add an additional party as a defendant to a counterclaim under CPR 19.2(2)(b). The court stated that the test to be applied is that which would be applied in an application to strike out a claim under CPR 3.4(2)(a) or (b) against a defendant, had the claim already been pleaded, and rejected a suggestion that there was a higher hurdle than this. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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