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Lack of proportionality defeats amendment application (Hague Plant v Hague and others)

Lack of proportionality defeats amendment application (Hague Plant v Hague and others)
Published on: 07 March 2014
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lack of proportionality defeats amendment application (Hague Plant v Hague and others)
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Article summary

DR analysis: the Chancery Division, in refusing to allow an application to re-amend particulars of claim, provides a reminder of issues practitioners should consider when dealing with such applications. These include the need for a concise statement of the facts rather than ‘prolix pleadings’ and the overriding consideration courts must now give to the issue of proportionality when considering applications. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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