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Failure to set out adequately the nature of claim—limitation implications (Carr v Formation Group plc)

Published on: 21 January 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Failure to set out adequately the nature of claim—limitation implications (Carr v Formation Group plc)
  • What are the practical implications of the judgment?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: This High Court judgment highlights the importance of claimants setting out carefully the nature of their claim. Morgan J considered that the relevant claims in these proceedings had not been adequately set out in an early claim form (as it had been amended) with the result that such actions were not regarded as having been made until a subsequent claim form was issued and they were accordingly time-barred. James Hall, barrister at Hardwicke and who appeared for the first defendant in this case, considers the decision and its practical implications. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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