- High Court rules on the joinder of third parties to administration proceedings (Joint Administrators of LB Holdings Intermediate 2 Ltd v Lehman Brothers Holdings Scottish LP 3)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Dispute Resolution analysis: In this case the High Court considered whether to join two parties to proceedings that had been brought by administrators of a company in administration. The court considered CPR 19.2(a) and exercised its discretion to allow one third party to join the proceedings and refuse permission to the other. The court explained some of the relevant principles of joinder in the context of CPR 19. Written by Niraj Modha, barrister at Tanfield Chambers.
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